Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 23 2006 | 8:15pm ET
Brad Briner has joined Morgan Creek Capital Management as a principal after working as an independent consultant since the firm opened in July 2004. Mike Hennessy, managing partner, said Briner worked with the firm's founders at the University of North Carolina. The firm was formed by Mark Yusko, former cio of the university.
The plan is currently closing its first diversified fund-of-funds, which includes private equity, real estate, venture capital and natural resources. MC Partners I will close with approximately $155 million, Hennessy said. The plan is also preparing to launch its second fund, which will include the same types of investments. The second fund will likely have no more than $200 million in assets under management.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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