Mark J. Kenyon, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Kenyon was the founder and lead executive at two highly successful fund-of-hedge-fund enterprises. In 1998, he founded UBP Asset Management where he built the firm from startup to $15 billion in assets under management. He sold his minority stake back to UBP in 2007.Joseph H. Marren, President & Chief Executive Officer
After functioning for several years as the CFO at Blackstone in the late 1980’s, Mr. Kenyon co-founded Blackstone Alternative Asset Management in 1992. He was instrumental in the creation and build-out of their fund-of-funds platform.
Mr. Marren spent twenty three years in investment banking primarily as a senior executive in the business development function within the M&A departments at several leading firms including Sagent Advisors, Citigroup, Credit-Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He has specialized in identifying attractive investment opportunities for corporations, financial sponsors and entrepreneurs and assisted in the execution of transactions.
Mr. Marren was an Adjunct Professor at New York University Stern School of Business and he is the author of Mergers & Acquisitions: A Valuation Handbook and Mergers & Acquisitions: Will You Overpay?
Joseph T. Drohan, Senior Managing Director
Mr. Drohan has twenty seven years of leadership experience in financial services, treasury, contract management and cash management. Most recently, he was head of the Private Equity Group at UBP Asset Management where he worked with Mr. Kenyon. He was a member of the investment committees for UBP’s Private Equity fund and a publicly traded SICAV fund. He performed research and due diligence on a wide range of alternative asset managers including hybrid hedge funds and private equity funds.
(1) See Team section for a full biography.