Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Apr 8 2010 | 4:07am ET
Boston-based Ironsides Partners has launched an event-driven hedge fund.
The new vehicle debuted last month, HedgeFund.net reports. Little is known about the fund aside from that its prime broker is Goldman Sachs.
Ironsides was founded in 2007 by Millennium Management veteran Robert Knapp; in fact, it began life managing money for New York-based Millennium. Knapp is known as an asset value investing specialist, with a knack for sniffing out mispricing opportunities.
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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