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April 15, 2021

Northwell Health's Portfolio Benefitting From Steady Increase To Alternative Assets | Michael Odlum, Senior Vice President | Q&A

Michael Odlum is senior vice president at Northwell Health, where he has managed the treasury group since September 2011, with oversight of $18 billion in investments. In this interview, he discussed the common expression "days cash on hand" and what it means for Northwell Health and other institutional investors; Northwell's success in increasing allocation to alternative asset classes; and why he believes Northwell had its best year of growth as a health system.
Read by 36% of LPs 9 minutes ago

Digital Asset Bags $120M In Series D

NEW YORK, NY, Digital Asset has raised a $120 million Series D round led by 7Ridge and Eldridge.
Read by 69% of LPs 9 minutes ago

Copysmith Secures $10M In Funding

BIRMINGHAM, AL, Copysmith announced a $10 million investment through a partnership with Harmony Ventures Labs (HVL) and funds advised by PSG.
Read by 50% of LPs 19 minutes ago

Finding New Ways Of Navigating The Changing Landscape

Finding new ways of navigating the changing landscape Submitted 22/04/2021 - 1:40pm Enko Capital: Best Credit Hedge Fund -- Hedge funds must find creative ways of demonstrating their skill and ability to solve the issues their clients face. The infrastructure they employ will also be thrown into the foreground as the sector steels itself to face the challenges ahead. "As hedge funds continue to adapt to changes caused by Covid-19, the infrastructure firms employ will have to continue to be relevant and sufficient.
Read by 36% of LPs 28 minutes ago

Positive Outlook For Nimble Managers

Positive outlook for nimble managers Submitted 22/04/2021 - 1:31pm BNP Paribas Capital Partners: Best Multi-Manager Fund - Multi-Strategy (The past year highlighted the importance of having a broad range of offerings and services. Having the ability to move investments across all strategies and rotate from quantitative to discretionary, from liquid to distressed, from one asset class and geography also proved to be key to constructing robust portfolios. This is especially relevant as the environment for hedge funds remains positive. The industry has obviously been impacted by the pandemic and the dispersion of performance has been unprecedented throughout the industry.
Read by 75% of LPs 29 minutes ago

Time For Star Managers To Stand Out

Time for star managers to stand out Submitted 22/04/2021 - 1:05pm Notz Stucki: Best Multi-Manager Fund - Equity Hedge - Active fundamental investment has retaken the leadership role in the asset management industry and alpha generating, star managers can now stand out. "Neither quant managers nor passive investment strategies have been able to deal with the capital market volatility as well as active hedge fund managers who were beating the overall indexes by a wide margin," observes Angel Sanz, CIO, Notz Stucki Group. In the tumultuous environment, the firm was more active than ever.
Read by 30% of LPs 29 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Lawyer Joins Akin Gump In New York

Hedge funds lawyer joins Akin Gump in New York Submitted 22/04/2021 - 2:07pm Brian T Daly, an adviser to hedge fund managers and private equity fund sponsors, has joined Akin Gump as a partner in the firm's investment management practice in New York. Daly comes to Akin Gump from Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he was a partner. Daly maintains a market-leading practice advising private investment funds on legal, compliance and operational programs, both in the US and Asian markets. His substantial hedge fund industry experience includes more than two decades in private practice and in-house roles for prominent private fund managers.
Read by 68% of LPs 49 minutes ago

How Bb King Song Nailed The First Stage Of Venture Capital

Before Aha, no one loves you but your mama. VCs do not. They wait for Aha. From idea to Aha, VCs cannot tell whether or not you will succeed. 12 of them rejected Jobs and Google. They focus on low-hanging fruit -- ventures with proof of potential. So get to Aha with skills. Prove BB King wrong.
Read by 34% of LPs 49 minutes ago

Cherre Raises $50M In Growth Funding To Expand Fast Growing Real Estate Data Management And Analytics Platform

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherre, the industry's leading real estate data management and analytics platform, today announced it has raised $50 million in growth funding led by Trustbridge Partners, a leading growth equity firm. Additional participants in this round include new investors Glilot Capital Partners and former Goldman Sachs Vice Chairman Mark Schwartz, as well as current investors Intel Capital, Navitas Capital, Carthona Capital, and an expanded growth relationship with Silicon Valley Bank.
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Omers Growth Equity Bets On Online Executive Education Systems

ExecOnline, Inc. is a New York-based provider of executive education courses. ExecOnline raised US$ 45 million in Series D funding. OMERS Growth Equity led, and was joined by insiders Kaplan, ABS Capital Partners, NewSpring, and Osage Venture Partners. As a result of the transaction, Saar Pikar, Managing Director with OMERS Growth Equity, will join the [...]
Read by 65% of LPs 1 hour, 9 minutes ago

Higher-ed Admissions Platform Element451 Closes $3M Series A Funding Round, Will Expand Student Engagement Efforts

RALEIGH, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Student admissions and enrollment platform Element451 closed a $3 million Series A funding round with plans to further invest in its student engagement efforts. Lead investor Cultivation Capital is joined by series seed lead investor...
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