• Atlas Merchant Capital Portfolio Company–South Street Securities Announces Platform Acquisition — leading woman-owned BD

    We are excited to report that current Atlas Merchant Capital portfolio company South Street Securities announced on March 6th they are to acquire Lebenthal Businesses. About South Street Securities Holdings Inc. South Street Securities Holdings Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a leading provider of U.S. Treasury and Agency repo financing to Agency REITs, asset managers, banks, broker dealers and other capital market participants. The company is a broker-dealer and FICC member running a matched book portfolio that provides low cost financing for high-grade security po

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  • BHA CEO Dan McDermott Distinguished Alumni on Berklee Online

    Dan McDermott, Founder and CEO of BHA was recently profiled as a distinguished alumni on Berklee College of Music’s website. Although the world of hedge funds and private equity seems much removed from music and performing, Dan shares in the article how his experience at Berklee taught him the work ethic, drive and creativity to succeed. “What Berklee provided was that it was a highly competitive environment and taught me how to position myself for success when there are a lot of talented people competing for the same goal” said Dan in the interview, “you’re putting in the time, focu

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  • BHA Expands Cap Intro Services and Team

    Boston MA—BHA announced today that it is expanding its capital introduction capabilities with the launch of new services and the announcement of new hires. BHA has provided targeted and customized capital introduction services to hundreds of alternative and traditional asset managers since 2007. At the request of clients, BHA has renewed its focus on its subscription-based capital introduction as a scalable service which can be seamlessly integrated into any fundraising campaign. Service is delineated across three distinct investor channels including, Institutional, Family Office and R

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  • BHA Organizes Panel Discussion Exploring Energy and World Economic Growth at the upcoming Private Markets Connector

    “Across Harvard University, researchers and programs are working to address the grand challenge of the 21st century: to develop secure, safe, clean, and affordable sources of energy to power world economic growth for present and future generations while protecting the environment from the impacts of global climate change.” The answer to Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahamni Center for Business & Government question on What is Harvard Doing About Energy Policy? The Energy Panel at BHA’s Private Markets Connector aims to discuss energy as it pertains to the confines of alter

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  • Preliminary Agenda Available for BHA Select Hedge Funds Conference & Private Markets Connector

    One of our goals for this year's BHA Select Hedge Funds Conference and Private Markets Connector was to build a program that features top experts in the field speaking on topics that affect all aspects our industry. We recently released our preliminary agenda. Joining Principled Investor Award winners Jim Chanos and Pitch Johnson are the following industry leaders: Investor Insight Panel Breanne Eshelman, Esq., CQF, CPFA Associate Director PAAMCO     Michael Dubin Managing Director Silvercrest Asset Managment Group read more about Michael   Mihir Mesw

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  • Franklin “Pitch” Johnson to be Awarded Principled Investor Award at BHA Private Markets Connector

    Brighton House Associates (BHA) will present Mr. Franklin Pitcher (“Pitch”) Johnson with the Principled Investor Award on Tuesday, September 20th during the awards cocktail reception at the Private Markets Connector, which will be held at the Fenway Park. The Principled Investor Award is bestowed upon a leader in the industry who has built a long-standing successful investment career through innovation, entrepreneurship, and a distinguished investment process. Mr. Johnson is best known for co-founding the venture capital company Draper & Johnson Investment Company in 1962 and founding

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  • Jim Chanos to be Awarded Principled Investor Award at BHA Select Hedge Funds Conference

    Brighton House Associates (BHA), a full scale alternative investment firm and premier provider of alternative investment solutions to institutional, family office and RIA investors, will present James S. Chanos, founder and Managing Partner of Kynikos Associates LP, with the Principled Investor Award at this Fall’s BHA Select Hedge Funds Conference. The award, which recognizes a leading investor who has achieved long-term performance through a disciplined and distinguished investment approach will be presented to Mr. Chanos on the second day of the conference, September 20th. Jim started Ky

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  • Ralph Jaeger of Siguler Guff to Discuss Emerging Markets at Private Markets Connector

    Managing Director at Siguler Guff, Ralph Jaeger, is set to address attendees at BHA’s Private Markets Connector on Wednesday September 22, 2016. Jaeger will share his insights on today’s challenging yield environment and the affect it is having on private equity in the emerging markets space. He will touch upon the future of smaller funds with specific sector tilts, which he predicts will continue to outperform the broader Private Equity Indices in the coming years, and will share his opinions regarding the best strategies to benefit from “Changing China” and “LatAm on the Loose.

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  • September Conferences Offers an All-star Lineup

    The BHA Select Hedge Funds Conference and Private Markets Connector, which will be held September 19-20, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, is offering a program that should not be missed.  Educational sessions, industry panels, and our 15 minutes TED talk style Industry Insights offer outlooks from industry leaders and influential speakers.  Some of the most recent additions to the lineup include:  Mihir Meswani Senior Portfolio Manager at Deutsche AM Principled Investor Award – James S. Chanos, founder and Managing Partner of Kynikos Associates LP Ralph Jaeger Managing Director of Sigul

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  • Ross Posner added to Energy Panel at Private Markets Connector

    Brighton House Associates (BHA) is honored to welcome Ross Posner, Senior Managing Director of Ridgewood Private Equity Partners, as a speaker on the Energy Panel at our Private Markets Connector in September.  Mr. Posner along with other top executives in the field will share their experience and expertise as well as discuss investment opportunities, challenges, and the current climate in the industry. Mr. Posner has more than two decades of successful private equity investing experience across energy, real assets, and other alternative investment areas. Prior to joining Ridgewood, he was a

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