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Pacific View Asset Management Hires Venture Capital Team

Joan Schriger and Brian O’Keefe Join Pacific View Asset Management   San Francisco, CA – February 22, 2017 Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on offering unique strategies to private and institutional investors, announced today that Joan Schriger and Brian O’Keefe, founders of Pharus Capital Management, LLC, a San Francisco, California-based private fund manager, have joined its organization. Ms. Schriger and Mr. O’Keefe bring with them a portfolio of venture capital investments and a track record dating back to 2013. Throughout their careers, they have been active in all aspects of venture capital from principal investing to providing advice on financing, corporate transactions, operations and capital raises. Their experience led them to develop a strategy that identifies late-stage investment opportunities in privately held technology companies backed by top-tier venture capital sponsors. “We are very excited to have Joan and Brian join our organization. Their individual experiences as investors in venture capital financed businesses and their history as a team is unique,” said Brendan Contant, President of Pacific View Asset Management. “They have developed a more risk averse approach to this asset class, which focuses on businesses that are further along in their private market life cycle. It is hoped these later-stage investments can provide attractive returns for investors with a lower incidence of disappointments. Joan and Brian are representative of the types of investment professionals we are looking to bring to Pacific View.” Joan Schriger added, “Joining Pacific View is a terrific opportunity for us. Pacific View is an emerging firm committed to best-in-class investment offerings, client services and institutional quality administrative resources. Brian and... read more

Pacific View Asset Management Hires Microcap Portfolio Management Team

James Boucherat and David LaSalle Join Pacific View Asset Management   San Francisco, CA – September 11, 2014 Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on delivering niche strategies managed by seasoned professionals, announced today that James Boucherat and David LaSalle, founders of Perlus Investment Management LLP, a UK-based investment advisory firm, have joined its organization. Messrs. Boucherat and LaSalle bring with them $75 million in assets under management and a track record dating back to 2008. Their North American microcap equity strategy looks to capitalize on opportunities in companies with market capitalizations of $250 million or less. James Boucherat is a veteran investor who has been investing in microcap companies since 1985. He and David LaSalle, an investment professional with 15 years of experience, began working together in 2005 at MicroCapital, L.P. a New York-based hedge fund. They left MicroCapital in 2008 to form Perlus Investment Management, LLP. “We are very excited to have James and David join our organization. Their combined experience of investing in microcap companies and their long history as a team is unique,” said Brendan Contant, Director of Marketing and Business Development. “They are disciplined and committed to thorough primary fundamental research. They are representative of the types of investment professionals we are looking to bring to Pacific View.” James Boucherat added, “This is a terrific opportunity. Pacific View is an emerging firm committed to best- in-class investment offerings, client services and administrative resources. There is no way we could build out this level of infrastructure on our own, while maintaining our commitment to keeping our asset base nimble and remaining... read more

Pacific View Asset Management Launches Marketing Team

Brendan J. Contant Joins Firm   San Francisco, CA – June 30, 2014 Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, a multi-manager, multi-strategy asset management firm, today announced that it has hired Brendan J. Contant and Tracey L. Daly to build-out the firm’s marketing team and to formalize its sales and client services initiative. Both new hires will be based in New York. Brendan, an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in the money management business will serve as the firm’s Head of Marketing and Business Development. He was previously a co-founder of Bennett Lawrence Management, LLC and prior to joining Pacific View was with Klingenstein, Fields & Co., L.L.C. Tracey, who is joining Pacific View as Vice President, Client Services, has worked with Brendan for the last 15 years at both firms, most recently as Marketing Administrator at Klingenstein. Katie Kowinski, who is also a Vice President, Client Services, has been with Pacific View for almost two years and is located in San Francisco, is the third member of Pacific View’s Marketing Team. “We are very excited to have Brendan and Tracey joining our organization. Brendan’s knowledge, experience and contacts will enhance our platform as we strive toward our goal of building a best-in-class asset management firm,” said Steven Druskin, Chief Operating Officer. “Having Brendan onboard will allow us to reach a much wider audience of investors, while helping us target portfolio management teams that might be interested in joining Pacific View.” Brendan added, “This is a terrific opportunity. Pacific View Asset Management is an emerging firm with talented investment teams and the operational and sales support is... read more