Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Feb 5 2010 | 11:15am ET
German private bank BHF-Bank has added a Cantor Fitzgerald veteran to head its hedge fund sales unit.
Gilbert Fischer joins the Frankfurt-based firm on Monday, Bloomberg News reports. He’ll serve as head of BHF’s hedge fund sales trading unit.
Fischer joins from Cantor, where he was a managing director in global equities and derivatives in Zurich, Switzerland. He’s no stranger to Frankfurt, having gotten his start in the German financial capital at Dresdner Kleinwort, before moving to UBS’s pan-European sales trading team in the city.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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