Senator Investment Group

Senator Investment Group, a long-short event-driven hedge fund firm founded by Alexander Klabin and Douglas Silverman, tends to keep a very low profile. But the ultra secretive New York–based firm couldn’t escape the watchful gaze of Blackstone Group, which bought a minority stake in Senator in February 2014. Blackstone has a history with Senator dating back to its foundation: The Blackstone Strategic Alliance Fund provided $150 million in seed money when Senator was founded in 2008. By mid-2010, the firm managed more than $2.4 billion in assets and has since nearly tripled that number to $8.5 billion. Assets grew by $1.8 billion in the first year since Blackstone bought its stake…

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