Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Apr 9 2010 | 9:18am ET
Though the avalanche of hedge funds fleeing to Switzerland has been more like a trickle, the Confederation can add another firm to its (slowly) growing roster.
Griffin Capital Management has opened an office in Zurich, HFM Week reports. While the firm is not based in London, it has six employees in the city, and the new office will give U.K. employees a chance to avoid the new 50% top tax rate that came into force this month, Griffin’s Kaspar Eriksen said.
The Zurich office opened in the middle of last month, and Eriksen told HFM Week that he is looking for an office manager. Griffin is based in Gibraltar, where it has 24 employees.
Initially, the new office will only serve a marketing purpose.
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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