Bluecrest Capital Finance is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in sectors backed by both professional and institutional investors that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and was founded in 1998 by Michael Platt. In December 2015 Bluecrest Capital Finance and its founder, Michael Platt, announced it will be returning $7 billion in capital it manages to its investors to become a private partnership for managing Platt's and the firms partners money. Platt's told reporters that managing peoples money for a managements fee less than %2 is not worth the trouble and restrictions involved in managing the money.
The firm focuses on investing in communications, information technology, semiconductors, hardware & software, electronics, clean energy, healthcare, and life science companies.
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