Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Mar 2 2010 | 3:19am ET
Hedge fund veteran Paul Absalom has joined Standard Chartered to lead its investor sales effort in Singapore.
Absalom joins the British-based bank after two years at the helm of Stockade Asset Management, the pan-Asia fund of hedge funds firm he founded in 2008. He is also the co-founder of Teak Capital Partners and worked for six years as head of hedge fund and central bank sales at HSBC in Hong Kong.
“Paul has a proven track record in the finance industry, having built the client business for several financial institutions and developed strong relationships with the clients he worked with,” Adrian Walkling, global head of financial institutions sales at Standard Chartered, said. “His wealth of experience in the hedge fund and asset management arena will be a major asset to the team and help strengthen our core capabilities to better serve our clients.”
At Standard Chartered, Absalom will oversee global accounts in Asia for Singapore-covered clients.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...