Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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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.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...