Context Capital Partners Appoints Gowda as Managing Director and Head of Business Development

Feb 20 2018 | 1:15pm ET

Context Capital Partners, LP today announced the appointment of Arun Gowda as a managing director and head of business development.

Gowda will be responsible for developing and managing new institutional and family office relationships, and drive Context Capital Partners’ business development process.

Prior to joining Context, Gowda was a managing director at UBS O’Connor, where he worked on Global Business Development and helped raise more than $1 billion in new capital for a first-time private credit fund.

“Arun is a strong addition to the Context team, bringing an established track record of raising assets and developing long-term relationships with institutions for a wide range of alternative investment strategies,” Ron Biscardi, CEO of Context Capital Partners, said in a statement.

Context Capital Partners, LP is an alternative investment specialist firm headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA., Context provides seed capital, marketing, distribution, operations and infrastructure support to top-tier alternative asset managers. Since inception, Context Capital Partners has led seed deals totaling more than $500 million in aggregate across a range of hedge fund and private equity-style investment strategies.

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