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4 Apr 2011

Hedge Fund Acquisitions: Medley/Viathon

HedgeCo News - NY-based Medley Capital LLC has announced the acquisition of credit hedge fund manager Viathon Capital LP and all its related entities.

"This transaction combines the analytical and credit strengths of the two organizations." Brook Taube, Managing Partner at Medley said.

"Having known the Medley team for some time, I am excited about the opportunity to leverage our combined resources and to grow the firm's investment management and advisory franchise," Robert Comizio, Viathon founder, added.

Medley is a U.S. registered investment adviser with $1.4 billion of assets under management in private investment funds and hedge funds

Predominantly focused on companies in North America and Europe, Viathon invests in fundamental and event driven opportunities across the credit spectrum.