Q&A with Robert Radway, Chairman And Chief Executive of NXT Capital
Buyout firms are tightening their focus on increasingly specialized niches as the industry matures and competition intensifies, Deepak Agrawal says. “People are looking for opportunities beyond what they’ve invested in in the past,” said Agrawal, a co-founder and managing director at Gotham Consulting Partners LLC. Energy investors may try to capitalize on developments in oil […]
Nahla A. Azmy has been named managing director of investor relations at Energy Capital Partners LP, based in Short Hills, N.J. Azmy was previously at NRG Energy, which announced that Chad S. Plotkin would succeed him there as vice president of investor relations. David Blechman has joined H.I.G. Capital as a managing director in the […]
Ted Forstmann, the billionaire private equity investor and philanthropist, died Nov. 21 of brain cancer. He was 71. He was viewed as a pioneer of the leveraged buyout and took over companies such as Dr Pepper and Gulfstream Aerospace through the private equity firm he co-founded, Forstmann Little & Co. He was also chairman and […]
Technology startups are enjoying a heyday in fundraising, but a scarcity of talent is driving a bidding war for superstars in Silicon Valley, according to a panel of venture capital experts. . Video date: March 19, 2011
Virtual data rooms have become almost as ubiquitous in finance as Web sites, hosted by online specialists like Intralinks Inc. or deal-makers like Bank of America Merrill Lynch. So what makes a start-up in this crowded business stand out? In the case of Lightserve Corp., it comes down to rock bottom pricing. Too, the company’s […]
John Arlotta has joined General Atlantic as a special partner with a focus on the health care sector. Arlotta is former chairman and CEO of Coram Inc. and NeighborCare Inc. Jamie Bellanca, former vice president of advanced technology for Cleversafe, has joined Baird Private Equity as an entrepreneur-in-residence. The firm also announced that Lily Wang […]
1 Of the firm’s three target areas—business and technology services, communications and health care—where do you see the most opportunity? WH: We see solid investment opportunities in all three areas. In our most recent advisory committee meeting, when we went through our active deal pipeline, not only was the pipeline filled with opportunities across all […]
Mark Anson has joined Oak Hill Investment Management as a managing partner and chair of the firm’s investment committee. He previously was with Nuveen Investments as president and executive director of investment services. Before that, he served as CEO of Hermes Pensions Management and as CIO for CalPERS. Bill Aulet has been named managing director […]

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