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March 06, 2015 9:53 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

Company Overview

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., an investment and technology development company, engages in investing in companies and financial instruments in industrialized nations and emerging markets. Its activities range from the deployment of investment strategies based on mathematical models or human expertise for the acquisition of existing companies, and the financing or development of new ones. The company searches for new investment opportunities, which form the basis for a number of funds and other investment vehicles, as well as for the firm's management of assets on behalf of institutional clients. It also offers debt and equity financing to healthy and financially distressed companies; makes venture...

Ninth Floor

1166 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1988

Phone:

212-478-0000

Fax:

212-478-0100

Key Executives for D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director
Managing Director and Head of Product Development & Investor Relations
Managing Director and General Counsel
Age: 70
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations - D.E. Shaw & Co
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Key Developments

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Presents at 19th Annual European Beneficial Owners' Securities Lending Conference, Sep-16-2014 03:00 PM

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Presents at 19th Annual European Beneficial Owners' Securities Lending Conference, Sep-16-2014 03:00 PM. Venue: One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA, United Kingdom. Speakers: Andrew Soffler, Vice President.

Lehman Brothers To Sell Stake In Shaw

Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. is looking to sell its 20% stake in D. E Shaw & Co., L.P. for $550 million to $800 million. But there are no buyers for the stake. A spokesman for D. E. Shaw declined to comment. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) and Dyal Capital Partners approached Goldman Sachs for the Lehman Brothers stake. A spokesman for D. E. Shaw declined to comment. As one interested bidder who walked away from the deal said, “You don’t want to be wearing someone else’s underwear.” Goldman, Blackstone, Dyal Capital Partners and Affiliated Managers all declined to discuss the bidding process. Matthew Cantor, the general counsel for Lehman Brothers Holdings did not return phone calls seeking comment.

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: Brian Sack, Senior Vice President and Co-Director of Global Economics.

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