NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean Asset Management LLC, the New
York-based private investment firm, today announced that it has appointed
Christopher Greer as Partner, overseeing Sales, Marketing and Client Service.
With over $400 million in assets under management, Promethean focuses on
convertible and multi-strategy arbitrage.
Mr. Greer joins the company on January 21, 2003 and will be based in
Promethean's corporate headquarters in New York. Mr. Greer replaces John
Morris who resigned from Promethean recently.
In making the announcement, James O'Brien, head of Promethean, said,
"Promethean has always been committed to providing the best in investor
service. I am confident that Chris' knowledge, background and proven
abilities will allow us to continue with this commitment."
Mr. Greer commented, "This is a great opportunity for me. Promethean is a
great firm with a proven track record and a terrific family of arbitrage
products, and I am looking forward to getting started."
Mr. Greer joins Promethean from Stark Investments (the family of funds
within Staro Asset Management) in Milwaukee, where he served as Managing
Director and Head of Marketing. During Mr. Greer's three-year tenure at Stark,
the firm grew from approximately $1billion in assets to its current size of
over $2.2 billion, focused primarily on convertible arbitrage. Mr. Greer also
served as a member of Stark's Executive Committee.
Prior to that, Mr. Greer was Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales
at Weiss, Peck and Greer, where he spent six years based in New York and
Chicago. He marketed the firm's broad range of products, including fixed
income, large-cap equity, venture capital and hedge fund products. Mr. Greer
began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he spent six years in
sales and marketing.
Greer graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a
Bachelor's degree in Economics in 1988.
SOURCE Promethean Asset Management LLC