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.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…