Hunt Capital buys Peak 8 Asset Management

Hunt Capital Holdings said March 25 that it acquired Peak 8 Asset Management. Financial terms weren’t announced. Peak 8, of Greenwich, Connecticut, is an asset management firm focused on alternative fixed income investments. Peak 8’s investment professionals, including its president, David Moran, will remain employed by the firm.

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New York, NY — March 25, 2019 — Hunt Capital Holdings, a global leader in commercial real estate and infrastructure, announced today that it recently acquired Peak 8 Asset Management of Greenwich, Connecticut. Peak 8’s investment professionals, including its President, David Moran, will remain employed by the firm.
Peak 8 is an asset management firm focused on alternative fixed income investments. Peak 8 provides investment advisory services to institutional clients and, as of December 31, 2018, had assets under management of approximately $600 million. The firm’s stellar investment team has a proven track record having deployed more than $4 billion of capital over 15 years.
“This acquisition was good for Hunt, as we and Peak 8 have similar investment styles and approaches to risk. This transaction further advances our long-term strategy of growing our fixed income and related businesses, particularly in the insurance space, a sector in which the Peak 8 professionals have deep experience,” said Chris Hunt, Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Capital Holdings.
“I, along with the rest of the Peak 8 team, am very excited to be part of the Hunt organization. We think that Peak 8 will compliment Hunt’s existing asset management platform and that together we will utilize our shared resources and investment styles to grow both of our businesses,” said David Moran, President of Peak 8.

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About Hunt Capital Holdings
Hunt Capital Holdings (“Hunt”) is a leading real asset investment firm. Our expertise in sourcing, developing, and managing real estate and infrastructure assets, and our willingness to use our balance sheet to incubate investments, allows us to provide unique solutions to our partners, whether they supply capital or use it. We remain dedicated to our 70-plus-year history of integrity and seeing opportunities where others see challenges. For more information, visit www.HuntCompanies.com.

About Peak 8 Asset Management
Peak 8 Asset Management LLC is an asset management firm that focuses on alternative fixed income investments. Peak 8’s experienced investment team shares expertise in a broad range of illiquid asset classes. The multidisciplinary team members, which consist of portfolio managers, underwriters, legal and quantitative professionals, each have approximately 20 years of industry experience. Peak 8’s investment team deployed more than $4 billion of capital over approximately 15 years at previous investment platform.