ING Investment Management Americas, the
ING said Monday that it plans to make "substantial" capital commitments to Lincoln Vale fund launches and will be a primary distributor of its funds internationally.
Lincoln Vale's products include specialty hedge funds, private-equity funds, and structured products.
The firm was established in 2005 by Phil Cooper, a former partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and the founding partner and head of its private-equity group; and Katherine Priestley, a European alternative asset manager.
ING Investment Management has $550 billion of assets under management in 30 countries.