RAB absorbs Park Place to bolster European long/short equity business

Wed Dec 8, 2010

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RAB Capital has taken on the entire staff of European long/short equity boutique Park Place Capital, as well as the firm’s flagship hedge fund. The move, which did not involve a formal acquisition, provides the $1 billion London firm with a new team for its existing European long/short equity fund, as well as a presence in New York.

"It’s not a corporate acquisition, it’s a lift-out," said Steve Solmonson, who was president of Park Place and will continue in a business development role, primarily from the New York satellite office that belonged to his boutique. He will work to...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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