We are excited to announce that Stephen Bookbinder, Managing Partner of Kayak Kapital LLC has joined as an Affiliate Partner.
Stephen Bookbinder is the Managing Partner and Founder of Kayak Kapital, LLC. Mr. Bookbinder specializes in capital raising, business development, and strategic consulting for emerging and growth companies in transformational businesses. In addition, he works with emerging managers who offer a unique value proposition.
Spanning his career, Mr. Bookbinder has forged senior relationships in the global financial community. He leverages these relationships to the benefit of his clients. Prior to launching Kayak Kapital, Mr. Bookbinder was a Managing Director with Chatsworth Securities, an investment banking firm in Greenwich CT. With over 35 years’ experience in global financial markets, Mr. Bookbinder has held senior positions that included: Bloomberg Financial Markets, where he co-founded and lead Bloomberg Tradebook into the global leader in electronic trading. Mr. Bookbinder has held notable positions which includes: Investment Banker with Bear Stearns, Global Head of Sales with Cantor Fitzgerald and Principal with GreenCrest Capital, which was acquired by Knight Capital Markets.
Mr. Bookbinder has been a senior consultant and advisor to many companies and has been a frequent speaker at financial industry events. Mr. Bookbinder works with his clients to expand their geographical footprint, build go-to markets strategies, and drive revenue growth.
Mr. Bookbinder holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Baruch College and a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the Zicklin School. He currently holds a Series 7 and Series 63 registration with FINRA.
About Stonehaven, LLC Stonehaven is an industry leading global placement agent focused on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, venture capital, private placements, and long‐only strategies. Stonehaven’s platform serves as a nexus between select investment opportunities and the institutional investment community with a talented capital raising team and robust infrastructure. The Firm’s dynamic structure fosters an ever‐ evolving stable of distinctive managers to match the demand across the diverse investor community. Founded in 2001 by CEO David Frank, the Firm is entirely management owned, giving it complete independence to continue pursuing its entrepreneurial approach while maintaining the highest ethical and regulatory standards.