Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Feb 22 2010 | 11:03am ET
Makoto Haga, a hedge fund pioneer at two of Japan’s largest securities firms, died Friday at his home south of Tokyo. He was 46 years old.
The cause of death was a heart attack, according to online broker Monex Inc., where Haga served as chief strategist since joining the firm last year.
Haga was the first hedge fund manager at Nomura Holdings and at Sumitomo Trust & Banking. He joined the former in 1998 and the latter in 2001.
Haga left Sumitomo in 2008 to found Wing Asset Management.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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