April 27, 2015

Family Office of Google’s Eric Schmidt Buys Stake in D.E. Shaw

On April 23, 2015 Hillspire LLC, an entity that serves as an investment vehicle for Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and his family, bought a 20% stake in New York-based hedge fund firm D.E. Shaw Group.

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January 12, 2015

Hollis Park Forms Strategic Partnership with GCM Grosvenor

On January 6, 2015, PR Newswire reported that Hollis Park Partners LP, a global structured products investment management firm, announced a strategic partnership with GCM Grosvenor, a global alternative investment manager.

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December 1, 2014

Blackstone and NWI Management Launch New Asset Manager

On November 12, 2014, Blackstone announced that Blackstone Alternative Asset Management and NWI Management had launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management, a new asset manager jointly owned by the two firms.

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November 24, 2014

Columbia Management Announces Strategic Initiative with Blackstone

On November 18, 2014, Columbia Management announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent with Blackstone Alternative Asset Management to research and develop investment solutions.

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August 11, 2014

Quad Advisors offers Hedge Funds Platform to Access Greater Capital

On July 8, 2014 hedgeweek.com reported that Quad Advisors has debuted a hedge fund incubator and accelerator that offers a trading platform and other services, and access to investor capital.

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July 28, 2014

KKR Acquires Interest in BlackGold Capital Management

On July 14, 2014, KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), a New York-based global investment firm, announced it will acquire a 24.9% interest in credit-oriented hedge fund manager BlackGold Capital Management.

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May 19, 2014

Temasek to Invest in Dymon Asia Hedge Funds

On May 12, 2014, reuters.com reported that Dymon Asia Capital had received a $500 million commitment from Temasek Holdings to start a hedge fund seeding venture.

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March 19, 2014

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Acquires $85 Million Illiquid HF Portfolio

On March 12, 2014, FIN Alternatives reported that Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s Aggregator Solutions Fund had acquired a portfolio of illiquid hedge fund investments worth $85 million from an undisclosed Swiss asset manager.

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February 24, 2014

Sprott Signs Sub-Advisory Agreement with Capital Innovations

On February 18, 2014, Sprott Asset Management announced that it had entered into an exclusive sub-advisory agreement with Capital Innovations to manage three Sprott funds, specifically Exemplar Global Infrastructure Fund, Exemplar Timber Fund and Exemplar Agriculture Fund.

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February 24, 2014

Blackstone Acquires Minority Stake in Senator Investment Group

On February 19, 2014, Businessweek reported that Blackstone had acquired a minority stake in Senator Investment Group.  Senator received seed capital from Blackstone when the hedge fund manager opened in 2008, in exchange for a revenue share which Senator elected on February 14 to buy back from Blackstone. On February 19,…

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