Ex-Bear Stearns, Merrill execs seek $500 million for hedge fund
By Rob Copeland
Thu Nov 29, 2012
Steve Meyer, former Bear global equities co-head, has joined Kevin Robik to form a market making firm while also raising money for a Millennium-style shop.
Steve Meyer, the former global co-head of equities at Bear
Stearns, has partnered with ex-Bank of America equity
proprietary trading chief Kevin Robik to launch Critical
Investment Group, which plans to start a proprietary trading
vehicle next year while also raising money for a multistrategy
hedge fund, according to people familiar with the plans.
The new venture is a reunion for the duo, who worked
together for 12 years at Bear Stearns, and co-founded the
firm's structured equity products group. After Bear Stearns
imploded in 2007, Meyer joined J.P. Morgan (which acquired
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