Thu, Sep 29, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Palisade Capital Management buys Hermes Advisors

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - Palisade Capital Management, L.L.C., a Fort Lee, NJ-based SEC registered investment advisor with $3.6 billion of assets under management, announced that Paul Flather has joined the firm as the Portfolio Manager of the Palisade Long/Short Alpha Fund, a newly-launched long/short equity hedge fund. Palisade has also acquired substantially all of the assets of Hermes Advisors, LLC, which was founded by Mr. Flather in 1994, and where he served as portfolio manager. Mr. Flather graduated in 1984 from the University of California at Los Angeles with a B.A. in Business Economics and in 1986 from Columbia University with an M.B.A. in Finance.

''We have been looking for ways to broaden our alternatives platform beyond our convertible arbitrage hedge fund and private equity funds while leveraging our stock picking expertise,” said Jeffrey D. Serkes, Palisade’s Chief Operating Officer. “Paul Flather is a seasoned investment professional with more than 18 years of experience managing a long/short equity strategy. His investment methodology compliments the fundamental stock picking process at Palisade.”

“I am excited to be joining Palisade,” said Mr. Flather. “At Hermes, my focus has been an extensive bottom-up process for picking stocks. This same philosophy is the backbone of Palisade. I look forward to working with the experienced teams at Palisade and to sharing investment ideas.”

About Palisade Capital Management, L.L.C.
Palisade Capital Management, L.L.C., founded in 1995, is an SEC-registered investment adviser with $3.6 billion of assets under management. Palisade manages assets on behalf of institutional clients and high net worth individuals. The firm manages institutional investment strategies focused on small-cap core equities, small-, smid-, and mid-cap growth equities, long-only convertible securities, convertible arbitrage, long/short equities, and private equity. The firm also provides comprehensive investment management services for individuals. Palisade is located in Fort Lee, NJ and also maintains an office in Palm Beach, Florida.

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Nobel Sustainability Trust, Prince Albert II of Monaco help launch major new initiative to drive sustainable technologies[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: The Nobel Sustainability® Trust ("NST") is leading a major new initiative to finance, incubate and accelerate the development of clean technologies. The initiative will start with the formation of the Nobel Sustainability Fund® ("NSF"). NSF will drive faster access t

  2. Studies - Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements, Cambridge: Look to private investments for best access to LatAm growth[more]

    Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements A new study of the hedge fund space by industry law firm Seward & Kissel LLP reveals a wealth of information regarding established hedge fund managers’ use of side letters—special agreements

  3. Activist News - Caesars 'optimistic' on deal with hedge fund creditors[more]

    From Reuters.com: Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Monday it remains "optimistic" of reaching a $5 billion deal with the bulk of its creditors to push its main operating unit out of bankruptcy, but one hedge fund bondholder said it will pursue litigation. Caesars offered a sweetened $5 billion set

  4. Hedge funds recover from losses as central banks give markets a respite[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up 0.4% from the week ending September 20 (-2.4% YTD), supported by the willingness of central banks to remain accommodative, Lyxor Asset Management said in its weekly briefing. It ad

  5. Perry Capital closing flagship fund after almost three decades[more]

    From Blooomberg.com: Richard Perry, one of the biggest names in hedge funds, is calling it quits after 28 years. Perry, 61, is winding down his New York-based flagship fund as the industry confronts one of the most tumultuous periods in its history. In a letter to investors Monday, he said his style