Friday, 27 November 2015
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Oct 12 2007 | 11:56am ET
New York hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management is setting its sights a little lower for its upcoming initial public offering.
In filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission today detailing the planned IPO, Och-Ziff, which manages almost $30 billion, now says it will raise as much as $1.19 billion; earlier filings indicated it would sell some $2 billion worth of shares.
Under the plan, the hedge fund manager run by former Goldman Sachs trader Daniel Och will sell 36 million shares for between $30 and $33 each, with a 5.4 million share over-allotment. Those Class A shares will represent 9% of the firm, valuing it at as much as $12 billion.
The remaining 91% of Och-Ziff will be in Class B shares, which will be given only to current executives. The 18 partners will reinvest their proceeds in the firm’s funds for five years, and the firm will borrow $750 million to pay Och and the firm’s other owners, notably the Ziff family, in advance of the offering.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…