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New managing director joins OMERS Ventures
trueKent Thexton was named managing director at OMERS Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of the C$65.1 billion (US$58.9 billion) Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.
Guggenheim Global Trading appoints marketing leader ahead of multistrategy fund opening
trueMarjorie Kaufman was named managing director and head of marketing and client services for Guggenheim Partners subsidiary Guggenheim Global Trading.
Wisconsin state board, alumni group hire general partner to lead venture capital fund
trueGreg Robinson was named general partner of 4490 Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund created by the $101.3 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the $2.5 billion Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation that is focused on seed and early stage investments primarily in Wisconsin ...
Sprott Asset Management makes co-CIO new executive officer
trueJohn Wilson was named CEO of Sprott Asset Management, Sprott Inc.'s mutual fund and hedge fund subsidiary.
Towers Watson picks EMEA head
trueEd Francis was named head of investment for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Towers Watson.
New CEO named to lead Nomura Asset Management
trueKunio Watanabe has been appointed CEO of Tokyo-based Nomura Asset Management.
Supreme Court declines to intervene in Sun Capital pension liability case
trueThe Supreme Court declined on Monday to intervene in a case challenging whether private equity firms could be liable for pension liabilities of portfolio companies.
Neosho Capital names director of sales and marketing
trueChristopher Schrobilgen joined Neosho Capital as director of sales and marketing.
Callan: Hedge funds of funds differ on best underlying holdings
trueThere is a lack of consensus among hedge funds-of-funds managers on the best direct hedge fund holdings, according to the latest Hedge Fund Monitor from Callan Investments Institute.
Legg Mason to acquire global quant manager QS Investors
trueLegg Mason agreed to acquire QS Investors, a New York-based customized solutions and global quantitative equities provider.
Houlihan Lokey picks head of structured insurance and pension solutions
trueVishal Jhaveri was named a director and head of structured insurance and pension solutions within the illiquid financial assets practice of Houlihan Lokey, confirmed spokesman John Gallagher.
Castlelake closes distressed debt fund at $1.4 billion
trueCastlelake closed its U.S. and European distressed debt fund Castlelake III at its hard cap of $1.4 billion in capital commitments on Feb. 28, the company announced Tuesday.
Ashburton Investments adds institutional distribution member
trueSwati Jain was appointed to the institutional distribution team at Ashburton Investments.
TIAA-CREF chooses Americas institutional asset management distribution head
trueJennifer Pedigo was named managing director and head of institutional asset management distribution for the Americas at TIAA-CREF.
MKP Capital Management names client development director
trueMark Coombs joined alternative investment manager MKP Capital Management in London as director of client development.