Pequot Capital operating as independent investment firm
January 11, 1999
Pequot Capital of Westport, Connecticut, as of Jan. 1, began operating as an independent investment firm, having spun off from Dawson-Samberg Capital Management of Southport.
Pequot Capital has more than $4 billion in assets under management in its family of 11 mutual funds which are invested primarily in the technology, telecommunications/media and healthcare industries.
Arthur Samberg, who has overseen the Pequot funds since their inception in 1986, is the firm's chairman and ceo and Daniel Benton is its president.