Tag: CEO vanished

January 05, 2015 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

Blackfield Capital CEO led life of luxury and had US expansion plans before disappearing with firm's assets

In October 2014, LeapRate broke the news that Blackfield Capital, one of Russia's most promient hedge funds and algorithmic trading firms had gone bankrupt after attracting investment from high net worth investors and establishing entities on the Cayman Islands, with its CEO, Kim Karapetyan, untraceable. At the time, the firm's website displayed a very direct…

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