Sep 22 2006 | 12:00am ET
The lines between different alternative investments are getting blurrier. This week, Guggenheim Partners is the culprit, as the Chicago hedge fund announced a new VC group, Guggenheim Venture Partners.
The new firm, led by Michael Burns, F. Javier Fernandez and Eric Rothfus, will focus on networking and communications investments in the Mid-Atlantic, Southwest and Pacific Northwest U.S.
Rothfus will lead a new office in Austin, Texas.
“By combining lead deals and Silicon Valley co-investments with a consistent set of top-tier co-investors, we believe our limited partners will obtain access to a high quality, differentiated portfolio of start-up companies,” Burns said.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…