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Dec 19 2006 | 10:33am ET
Centerview Partners has hired David Hooper as a partner to oversee its private equity business. Hooper will manage the team along with one of the firm’s co-founders, James Kilts.
Prior to joining Centerview, Hooper was a managing director at New York-based Vestar Capital Partners, where he headed the firm’s consumer group and was chairman of its U.S. investment committee.
New York-based Centerview Partners, which focuses its activities on consumer-oriented companies, was founded by Kilts, formerly vice chairman of the board of Procter & Gamble and former chairman of Gillette; Stephen Crawford, formerly co-president of Morgan Stanley; Blair Effron, formerly vice chairman of UBS; and Robert Pruzan, formerly chief executive officer of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein North America and president of Wasserstein Perella & Co.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...