Sep 14 2006 | 12:00am ET
By Kate Mcgregor
At first glance, Circle Peak Capital looks like every other private equity firm — a lofty name indicating a sky’s-the-limit investing philosophy, an office with expansive views of Midtown and a portfolio of enviable deals. But speaking with managing partner and founder, a casually confident jeans and loafer-clad Adam Smith, it becomes apparent that the three-year-old firm, which is slated to close its fourth deal in 14 months on Oct. 1, isn’t your traditional buyout shop. It has led and sponsored deals with over $240 million in transaction value since last summer, but the firm doesn’t yet have a closed-end fund.
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…