Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Dec 1 2005 | 10:01pm ET
Private equity firm William Blair Capital Partners has reorganized its fund management group, adding three new managing directors; Kathleen Johnston, Brian Scullion and Mio Stojkovich. The new hires were meant to replace people who had previously left the firm, said Tony Zimmer, a spokesman for the firm. He declined to comment on whether the team was preparing to launch a new fund.
Ellen Carnahan and Gregg Newmark, principals at the Chicago-based firm, will continue to lead the group, which is part of William Blair & Company.
Johnston joins the group from Lake Capital Partners, where she was a principal. Scullion joins WBCP after having spent six years with the firm's healthcare investment banking group and Stojkovich, who earlier had spent five years with WBCP, will lead technology investment for the group.
E. David Coolidge, vice chairman of the firm, will also work with team.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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