Richard Perry's $14.6 billion event-driven shop, Perry
Capital, is actively raising as much as $2 billion in fresh
cash to take advantage of opportunities in the equity and debt
markets. Separately, the firm on September 17 executed the
second and final close for Perry Private Opportunities Fund, a
private equity-like vehicle that co-invests alongside the
less-liquid investments in Perry's main funds.
In a letter to investors describing the summer's market
dislocation, Perry noted that the...