Wednesday, 24 September 2014
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Feb 14 2007 | 12:33pm ET
Barclays Capital has hired three executives from Oaktree Capital Management to bolster its U.S. distressed debt and special situations team.
Matt Barrett former managing director of Oaktree’s Opportunities Funds, a global distressed debt/special situations fund, will become the new head of distressed debt and special situations investing. Fellow Oaktree alumni Brian Berman and Holly Kim join Barclay’s as managing directors. Both worked under Barrett in its distressed debt/special situations group.
All three will be based in Los Angeles. Barrett will report to Michael Keegan, managing director and chief operating officer for global credit products and investment banking. Berman and Kim will report to Barrett.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.