The Markstone manager Amir Kess was hit by a car while cycling to work.
Markstone Capital Partners Group LLC co-manager Amir Kess (52) was killed in a traffic accident while cycling to work this morning. The circumstances are still unclear. The accident occurred at the Neve Yarak Junction on Road 40 in Hod Hasharon. A truck and car were involved.
In 2003-04, Markstone raised $800 million from US investment institutions, including California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), and Israeli institutions, such as Menorah Mivtachim Holdings Ltd. (TASE: MORA). It made $570 million in investments, but stopped making new investments in 2010.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on April 3, 2014
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