Aug 11 2006 | 12:00am ET
By Deirdre Brennan
Calling all start-up hedge fund managers: If you are willing to bet on yourself, there may be someone willing to bet on you. Lewis Chester, CEO of global investment management firm Pentagon Capital, provides loans to small hedge funds in order to help them reach the critical mass needed to attract institutional investors.
“We provide leverage when a bank or a prime broker won’t,” said Chester, who began his career as a lawyer at Linklaters before earning an MBA at Harvard Business School and joining Pentagon, which was founded 20 years ago by his father.
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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…