Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Apr 19 2010 | 4:49am ET
A top portfolio manager at ING is the new president of hedge fund Platinum Partners.
Uri Landesman will take up his new post in May. The position is also new for Platinum, Pensions & Investments reports.
Landesman will work with Mark Nordlicht, Platinum’s chief investment officer, on asset allocation, manager selection and due diligence at the $500 million firm. He’ll also be charged with marketing and client services to institutional investors.
At ING, Landesman was head of global growth, overseeing U.S. large-cap equities, U.S. mid-cap growth and global infrastructure.
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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