Monday, 30 November 2015
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Jun 18 2010 | 11:54am ET
UBS has added a hedge fund veteran with a Harvard pedigree to its U.S. prime brokerage business.
Megan Kelleher will head that Swiss bank’s prime brokerage sales effort in New England, based out of Boston. She formerly worked at collapsed hedge fund Sowood Capital Management in operations, legal and compliance. Prior to her stint at the short-lived hedge fund, Kelleher worked at Harvard Management Corp., which runs the university’s endowment.
Sowood was founded by former Harvard money manager Jeffrey Larson after he left the school in 2004. It collapsed amidst huge losses on subprime investments in the summer of 2007, one of the earliest victims of the credit crisis.
UBS has also promoted from within, naming Rob Sachs head of U.S. capital introduction. Sachs joined UBS’ cap. intro. business last year after running his own fund of hedge funds, Constellar Capital Management.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…