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Today’s News & Noise – Why does it feel like Friday already?

Today’s News & Noise – Why does it feel like Friday already?

Diagram of the structure of a generic private-equity fund

Hedge fund trader who won big on GameStop backs energy stocks – there is no doubt lots of room for multiple expansion and perhaps you strike oil but the ESG movement real and the majority ESG-pretense might keep a cap on it
https://www.ft.com/content/27fed2a8-7a3e-4cd6-81e5-04e20eb337ec

Consultant searches make up bulk of quarterly activity – yeah I would be running away from passive investments they could be ‘violent’ over the next few years – then again not sure PE and private credit are the answer
https://www.pionline.com/rcblog/consultant-searches-make-bulk-quarterly-activity

BlackRock dismisses 3 private equity execs who planned to exit – hope they do a better job at running their ‘new’ company than they did keeping it quiet
https://www.pionline.com/private-equity/blackrock-dismisses-3-private-equity-execs-who-planned-exit

Diagram of a simple secondary market transfer of a limited partnership fund interest. The buyer exchanges a single cash payment to the seller for both the investments in the fund plus any unfunded commitments to the fund.

Founders Sentenced For Defrauding Investors In An Over $120 Million Ponzi-Like Scheme – funny thing is when I knew them back in the day they often joked as Madoff was unfolding that they had Madoff-like returns
https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-managing-partner-manhattan-investment-advisory-firm-sentenced-12-years

Investor pullback shows private equity funds’ China struggle – Chinese PE should be perfect – I’m sure the gov’t can teach them how to smooth numbers better than anyone
https://www.pionline.com/private-equity/investor-pullback-shows-private-equity-funds-china-struggle

President Donald Trump attends a strategic and policy CEO discussion in the State Department Library in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

6 Alternative-Investing Startups to Watch, According to VCs – ‘democratization’ of risk too, very socialist approach. The appearance of spreading the wealth when reality is only a few are the ones getting rich
https://www.businessinsider.com/alternative-investing-startups-fintechs-2022

Today’s News Compiled by KEVIN GAHWYLER

Kevin Gahwyler has over 28 years of experience in the hedge fund industry in various investment and C-Suite roles. Mr. Gahwyler is currently a Managing Director and Head of Business Development at Meteora Capital, LLC. A SPAC specialist that invests in the entire SPAC ecosphere through both closed-end funds as well as a hedge fund. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gahwyler was the COO and Director of Business Development of Measure 8 Ventures Management, LLC. In addition, before Measure 8, he was the President/CFO of Navy Capital Management, LLC. And Chief Operating Officer/Director of Business Development of Twin Securities, Inc. Kevin was also the founder of KenCole Capital. An investment bank boutique specializing in hedge fund structures and marketing and served in senior marketing roles at both Pequot Capital and Sagamore Hill.

Lastly, Kevin graduated from Fairfield University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. And from Thunderbird School of Global Management with a Masters in International Management.

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Today’s News & Noise – Why does it feel like Friday already?