Friday, 22 May 2015
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Jan 11 2008 | 8:15am ET
A top General Electric executive is making the move into private equity, joining a large group of other G.E. veterans.
Lloyd Trotter, the highest-ranking African-American in the history of G.E., is joining New York-based GenNx360 Capital Partners, Business Week reports. He currently serves as CEO of General Electric Industrial and a vice chairman of the parent company.
GenNx360, which is backed by G.E., will focus on commercial security, industrial water treatment, infrastructure and aerospace investments. It is expected to launch with more than $500 million in capital.
Trotter had planned to join the nascent p.e. firm more than a year ago, before being promoted to head G.E. Industrial. Though he won’t officially join GenNx360 until next month, he’s been an adviser for a year and a half. Most of the firm’s 17 current employees are African-American; many are former G.E. executives.
Trotter will serve as one of three general partners at GenNx360, alongside Ronald Baylock, the founder of investment bank Blaylock & Co., and Arthur Harper, the former chief of G.E. Equipment Services.
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…