WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)–Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, chief executive and chief investment officer of Carlyle Asset Management Group, brought together a five-member team to start work on a hedge fund of funds.
The group is now in the process of developing a private placement memorandum for the fund. (Previous HedgeWorld Story)
The new key members for alternative investment and research teams are: Robert A. Picard, Sudhir Krishnamurthi, David G. Kupperman; Todd E. Kata and Jimmy Liew.
Mr. Picard is managing director on the alternative marketable investments team and joins from RBC Capital Risk Advisors, where he worked with the global equity derivatives group of Royal Bank of Canada. He was managing director of the group that handled $10 billion of the bank’s proprietary assets through arbitrage trading, hedge fund investments and structured private equity investments.
Mr. Kata also joins as vice president on the alternative marketable investments team. He had been a director at Plus Funds.