Jeffries Adds To P.E. Placement Team

Nov 7 2006 | 1:47pm ET

Jefferies & Company’s Helix division has hired Wanda Felton as a managing director of the firm’s private equity fund placement unit, Helix.

Felton founded Map Capital Advisors, an advisor for private equity firms, and was formerly a director based in New York for the fund placement team of Credit Suisse. She was also a managing director at alternative investment consultancy Hamilton Lane.

Since joining Jefferies in May of 2005, Helix Associates have closed on 8 funds, raising over $9 billion for the firm’s clients. In the past 5 years, nearly 40% of capital raised by Helix has been from investors in North America.


In Depth

Q&A: Filippo Pignatti Morano On The Ultimate Alternative Investment...Classic Cars

Jan 29 2015 | 12:37pm ET

In 2011, Filippo Pignatti Morano launched a fund to invest in classic cars. FINalternatives...

Lifestyle

Looking For A Hedge Fund Manager? Try Davos

Jan 28 2015 | 8:48am ET

Davos, Switzerland seems to have become the hedge fund capital of the world—at...

Guest Contributor

Five Tips For Successfully Marketing Your Hedge Fund

Jan 30 2015 | 9:14am ET

When it comes to the hedge fund industry, the notion of “build it and it will...

 

Editor's Note