The private equity arm of New York Life Investments has named Alan Weinfeld as managing director and head of business development, a newly created position. Weinfeld comes to the firm from Darby Private Equity in New York, where he was a director of business development.
New York Life Capital Partners (NYLCAP), the private equity arm of New York Life Investments, today announced the appointment of Alan Weinfeld, CFA as Managing Director and Head of Business Development. In this newly created position, Mr. Weinfeld will be responsible for managing and coordinating fund marketing and capital raising activities of the firm.
“We are delighted to welcome Alan to NYLCAP. His perspective, experience and energy will infuse another dimension of specialized expertise to the firm’s fundraising initiatives and contribute to the expansion of our investor base,” said Thomas Haubenstricker, Chief Executive Officer of NYLCAP.
Prior to joining NYLCAP, Mr. Weinfeld served as Director of Business Development for Darby Private Equity, the emerging markets private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments. There he led various fundraising initiatives in North America, Europe, the Middle East and shared responsibility for managing Darby’s global Business Development platform. Prior to his position with Darby, Mr. Weinfeld was Director of Investor Relations for Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), where he was responsible for communicating the company’s strategic and operational developments with the investment community.
Mr. Weinfeld received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco (SASF), the Washington Society of Investment Analysis (WSIA) and the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).
About New York Life Capital Partners LLC
New York Life Capital Partners LLC (NYLCAP) manages $8 billion of private equity assets, including direct equity, direct mezzanine, and limited partnership investments. As an affiliate of New York Life Investments, NYLCAP manages alternative assets for New York Life Insurance Company, its affiliates and other institutional investors. NYLCAP, together with its predecessor organizations, began investing in private equity partnerships in 1984 and has been an active, direct private equity investor since 1991.
About New York Life Investments
New York Life Investments ranks among the largest asset management firms in the United States.1 Through its multiple boutique management structure, New York Life Investments offers access to leading institutional managers that drive performance. Through MainStay Investments and NYLIFE Distributors LLC, New York Life Investments provides access to some of the most highly regarded mutual funds and wrap accounts in the industry. Together with its affiliates and over 1,500 employees, New York Life Investments manages over $275 billion in assets as of September 30, 2010. New York Life Investments is a leading provider of retirement plans for corporations, multi-employer trusts, and individuals, and is recognized as one of the nation’s top providers of guaranteed products to both the qualified and non-qualified markets.
“New York Life Investments” is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.