Aug 11 2006 | 12:00am ET
New York-based investment management firm MD Sass has teamed up with financial services firm Macquarie Group to manage a $273 million private equity fund that invests in emerging managers. The fund, which was originally launched by MD Sass in 2004 to make seed investments in specialized fund managers, been renamed M.D. Sass-Macquarie Financial Strategies, L.P.
Steven Shenfeld, senior managing director at MS Sass, said the fund will continue its current strategy of providing funding and operational support to emerging managers. The fund has already backed four asset management firms—Ascent Real Estate Advisors, Waterfall Asset Management, Energy Arbitrage Management and Denahi Global Investments—and plans to seed another 10-15 in the coming years.
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…