Visium Asset Management completes acquisition of Catalyst Investment Management

April 6th, 2011
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Visium Asset Management, a hedge fund founded in 2005 by Chief Investment Officer Jacob Gottlieb, has acquired Catalyst Investment Management, according to the Wall Street Journal. Catalyst Investment Management is a seven-person hedge fund focused on credit and event-driven strategies.

Visium already manages multiple hedge funds including long/short equity, credit, and multi-strategy funds. Catalyst currently oversees $250 in assets under management in its two hedge funds, one credit and one event-driven, which will continue to be managed as separate entities within Visium’s expanded platform.
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Visium Asset Management LLC
Related People: Jacob Gottlieb
Related Entities: Catalyst Investment Management ; Visium Credit Opportunities Fund; Visium Global Fund; Visium Long Bias Fund LP; Visium Balanced Fund
Related Article Tags: Multi-Strategy, Long Short, Equity, Debt and Global Macro Hedge Fund News; Investment Management and Hedge Fund Firm Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-offs and Transactions

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