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EJF Capital Receives Strategic Minority Investment From Kudu

Neal Wilson Named Co-Chief Executive Officer NEW YORK and ARLINGTON, Va., September 4, 2019 – EJF Capital LLC (“EJF”), a global alternative asset management firm focused on regulatory event driven themes across the financial and real estate sectors, today announced that Kudu Investment Management, LLC (“Kudu”), a New York-based independent provider of permanent capital solutions […]

Kudu Investment Management Acquires Minority Stake In Wealth Manager First Long Island Investors

NEW YORK, July 29, 2019 — Kudu Investment Management, LLC, a provider of permanent capital solutions to asset and wealth managers worldwide, has acquired a passive minority interest in Jericho, N.Y.-based First Long Island Investors, LLC which oversees approximately $1.6 billion in assets for high net worth individuals and families. Terms were not disclosed. First […]

Learning And Talent Development For Asset Managers And Advisors

The asset management and financial advisory industries rely on employee skills to meet the needs of both individual and institutional clients. Team learning and talent development is, therefore, a critical task if firms hope to succeed in raising and retaining assets and meeting profitability targets. In this Q&A, Kudu Investment Management’s Lee Beck, Tracey Wik […]

Kudu Announces Minority Investment In Versus, A Leading Real Assets Fund Manager

NEW YORK, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kudu Investment Management, LLC, a provider of capital solutions to the asset and wealth management industries, today announced it has made a minority investment in leading real assets investment manager Versus Capital Advisors, LLC, and affiliated entities (“Versus Capital”). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Greenwood Village, […]

The Disruption in Asset Management Distribution: A Q&A discussion between Kudu Investment Management and Envestnet

The asset management industry, like so many of its counterparts, is going through severe disruption. Key to this change is distribution, and particularly the evolution from a sales-led to a marketing-led philosophy. Three catalysts are behind this shift; technology, client demands, and value pricing, with technology playing an outsized role. The biggest disruptor to our […]

White Mountains Boosts Capital Commitment To Kudu

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kudu Investment Management, LLC, a leading provider of capital solutions to asset and wealth management firms, today announced that White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), a Bermuda-domiciled financial services holding company, has agreed to raise its commitment to Kudu to $250 million. White Mountains has agreed to […]

Kudu Invests in Leading European Alternative Credit Manager

New York and London, December 20, 2018 – Kudu Investment Management, LLC (“Kudu”), a provider of capital solutions to the asset management and wealth management industries, today announced that it has agreed to take a passive minority stake in leading London-based alternative credit manager Fair Oaks Capital Ltd., and various affiliates (“Fair Oaks”). The award-winning […]

Kudu Takes Stake in Alternatives Manager to Fund Growth

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TIG Advisors, LLC (“TIG”), a leading $3 billion alternative asset management company founded in 1980, which provides capital, comprehensive infrastructure support and management to investment teams, today announced that it has acquired a minority interest in Romspen Investment Corporation (“Romspen” or the “firm”), a premier alternative credit manager focused on North American real […]

Kudu Investment Helps West Coast RIA Gain Independence

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bingham, Osborn & Scarborough, LLC (B|O|S), a leading Bay Area wealth advisory firm, announced today that it is buying back a majority ownership stake in the company from Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc., a wealth management, trust and private banking company. After the transaction closes, B|O|S Principals and […]