Friday, 27 March 2015
Last updated 16 min ago
Apr 28 2014 | 9:52am ET
Buyout giant Blackstone has hired an advisor to look for opportunities north of the U.S. border.
Andrew Lapham, a former Onex Corporation senior investment professional, joins Blackstone as an executive advisor.
Based in Toronto, Lapham will focus primarily on sourcing and evaluating Blackstone’s investment opportunities in Canada.
Said Joseph Baratta, Blackstone’s global head of private equity, in a statement: “We are delighted to be working with Andrew. He is a terrific person and professional, and knows our firm well. Canada is both a strategic market for Blackstone and home to many of our most important limited partner relationships. It is critical to our firm to have a local presence in Canada.”
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…