Monday, 22 September 2014
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Jun 30 2006 | 8:52pm ET
Alternative investment advisory firm Probitas Partners has hired Chris Mayo as a vice president in its liquidity management business. Mayo joins the firm from Aperture Ventures, where he was responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing secondary investments. At Probitas, Mayo will execute transactions as a sell-side adviser for investors who wish to sell their positions in private equity funds.
"As the secondary market matures and limited partners increasingly accept it as a portfolio management tool, we should see significant growth in the market over the next few years," said Mayo. San Francisco-headquartered Probitas was founded in 2001and has three business practices, including the placement of private equity funds, portfolio management and liquidity management.
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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