Aetos Founder, 54, Succumbs To Cancer

Oct 24 2007 | 11:51am ET

James Allwin, the founder and chief executive officer of New York-based asset management firm Aetos Capital, died of Brain cancer on Oct. 19, in Greenwich, Conn. He was 54.

Allwin founded Aetos in 1999 after serving as the head of the investment management businesses of Morgan Stanley, including Morgan Stanley Asset Management; Miller Anderson & Sherrerd; and Morgan Stanley's private equity and real estate funds.

Aetos currently manages real estate and portable alpha strategies.

Allwin’s funeral will be held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan at 10: 30 a.m., Thursday. He is survived by his wife and three children.


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