KStone Partners LLC is a privately owned
alternative asset management company founded in 2008
KStone Partners LLC provides funds of hedge funds to institutions and high net worth investors. KStone seeks to produce an attractive risk adjusted return for its clients and constructs portfolios that have lower volatility, higher alpha and low correlation to equity and fixed income markets. KStone has the expertise to design and implement a customized account for an investor.
KStone aims to deliver superior investment results for a given level of risk
The process starts with our investment philosophy and
includes four major stages
KStone Partners’ Team
KStone has assembled a talented team with significant relevant experience
Joseph H. Marren
President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and CIO KStone High Income Muni Fund LP and KStone Distressed Muni Fund LP
Mr. Marren worked for twenty three years in investment banking primarily as a Managing Director and Head of Business Development in the M&A departments at Sagent Advisors, Citigroup, Credit-Suisse and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He specialized in identifying attractive investment opportunities.
Mr. Marren, an attorney, was an Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and, recently, has been a guest lecturer at Fordham Law, Columbia Law and Columbia Business School.
He is the author of two books on mergers and acquisitions and has written a number of articles related to investing in hedge funds including ”Investing in large managers: A proven path to failure.”
Mark J. Kenyon
Chairman, Chief Investment Officer of KStone Partners
Mr. Kenyon was the founder and lead executive at two highly successful fund-of-hedge-fund enterprises. In 1998, he founded UBP Asset Management where he built the firm from startup to $15 billion in assets under management. He sold his minority stake back to UBP in 2007.
After functioning for several years as the CFO at Blackstone in the late 1980’s, Mr. Kenyon co-founded Blackstone Alternative Asset Management in 1992. He was instrumental in the creation and build-out of their fund-of-funds platform.
Joseph T. Drohan
Senior Managing Director
Mr. Drohan has twenty seven years of leadership experience in financial services, treasury, contract management and cash management. Most recently, he was head of the Private Equity Group at UBP Asset Management where he worked with Mr. Kenyon. He was a member of the investment committees for UBP’s Private Equity fund and a publicly traded SICAV fund. He performed research and due diligence on a wide range of alternative asset managers including hybrid hedge funds and private equity funds.
Joseph M. Marren
Jeanette M. Martin
Director of Finance
Chief Financial Officer
5 Crawford Road
Harrison, New York 10528
914 495 7000