Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jan 21 2014 | 9:48am ET
Corvex Management is bringing its top lawyer in-house.
The New York-based hedge fund has hired Patrick Dooley to serve as its first general counsel, The Wall Street Journal reports. Dooley has served as Corvex's primary lawyer since its launch in 2010 and is a close adviser to firm founder Keith Meister, a former Carl Icahn lieutenant.
Dooley, who was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, started at Corvex today. In his two decades at the law firm, he focused on hedge and private-equity funds, advising a number of activist firms. Among his clients were Glenview Capital Management, Marcato Capital Management and Paulson & Co.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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