Thursday, 26 November 2015
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Jan 19 2010 | 1:04pm ET
The transition from hedge fund giant to financial services giant has not been smooth for Citadel Investment Group. The Chicago-based firm continues to lose top executives from its nascent investment banking unit even as it aggressively recruits fresh blood for the same business.
The latest casualty at Citadel Securities is the head of said investment banking business, Todd Kaplan, who resigned from the firm last week after less than nine months on the job. Kaplan’s exit follows those of former Citadel Securities president Rohit D’Souza in October and former institutional trading head Peter Santoro last month.
As he did when D’Souza resigned, Citadel Europe chief Patrik Edsparr, will step into Kaplan’s shoes. Citadel’s investment banking leaders will now report to Edsparr, who is also global CEO of Citadel Securities.
It is unclear why Kaplan, a former head of global leveraged finance at Merrill Lynch, chose to leave Citadel.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…