NEW YORK, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Marblegate Asset Management (“Marblegate”), a leading alternative investment firm, has hired Adam Halpern as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Halpern will be responsible for managing the day-to-day internal operations of the business, maintaining its strong culture and ensuring it is well positioned to build on its 13 years of success. The company also announced today that Denise Wilde was admitted as a partner – the first since the firm was established more than 13 years ago.
“We are thrilled to have Adam join our team,” said Andrew Milgram, Managing Partner and CEO of Marblegate Asset Management. “He shares our values and is a strategic leader whose proven track record of operational and business leadership in asset management will help enhance our core business functions.”
“Marblegate has a well-deserved reputation in the investment community as an innovative, creative and thoughtful company that responds to the needs of its investors,” said Adam Halpern, Chief Operating Officer of Marblegate. “I look forward to working with our entire team to position Marblegate for continued success.”
“Denise exemplifies the core values of Marblegate. She has demonstrated a tireless work ethic and tireless protection of the interests of our clients,” said Andrew Milgram, Managing Partner and CEO of Marblegate Asset Management. “We are fortunate to have his leadership and are delighted to welcome him as a partner.”
“I look forward to continuing the company’s work to deliver extraordinary results for our investors as we strive to exceed expectations and maintain best practices in an ever-changing regulatory environment,” said Denise WildeGeneral Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Marblegate Asset Management.
For nearly a decade, Halpern held various senior positions within the Baupost Group, including as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Management for its private investment group. In these roles, he led operations staff and third-party service providers and led strategic initiatives, with a focus on improving investment team productivity, risk management and advocacy. operational excellence. Prior to joining Baupost, Mr. Halpern held several management positions at Barclays, Lehman Brothers and as a consultant at Accenture.
Wildes has worked at Marblegate for 8 years, serving as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Marblegate in 2014, Ms. Wildes was Special Counsel in the Financial Restructuring Group at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, where she served the firm for over 24 years. In this role, she specialized in the area of insolvency and restructuring, where she frequently represented hedge funds and other financial institutions in the purchase and sale of debt and equity securities in distressed, distressed and par bank loans and commercial receivables in the event of bankruptcy, focusing on the secondary commercial markets.
Marblegate is well known for investing in special situations and credit opportunities, and last year announced a strategic partnership with Investcorp’s Strategic Capital Group (ISCG) to develop and strengthen its investment platform and continue to improve his abilities.
SOURCE Marblegate Asset Management