Top Icahn healthcare deputy Alex Denner nabs Meritage seed deal
By Rob Copeland
Wed Sep 19, 2012
Long-awaited hedge fund hopes to launch before yearend, sources say.
Alex Denner, the former top healthcare executive for
Carl Icahn, has struck a seed deal with Meritage Group, the
multifamily office that manages money for top executives of
Renaissance Technologies, according to a person with direct
knowledge of the agreement.
A five-year Icahn veteran, Denner was previously a portfolio
manager for $15.6 billion Viking Global Investors and for
several Morgan Stanley mutual funds. The exact amount of the
seed investment could not be determined, but it is likely to be
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