Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jan 9 2007 | 11:44am ET
New York-based private equity firm Monomoy Capital Partners has held a final close of its first fund, exceeding its fundraising goal by 40%.
The firm raised $280 million for its eponymous restructuring fund, which makes controlling investments in smaller middle-market companies. The fund has made seven acquisitions over the past 18 months, buying a commercial bakery, a travel center retail distributor and an auto parts maker, and has invested $60 million of its capital.
Limited partners in Monomoy Capital include Drum Capital, Bear Stearns Asset Management, St. Paul-Travelers and Morgan Creek Capital.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.