Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jul 22 2010 | 12:31pm ET
Executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles International has a new head of its hedge fund practice.
Daniel Edwards—who helped build the Chicago-based firm’s hedge fund business—has now added that practice to his list of responsibilities. Edwards has been managing partner of geographies and regional managing partner for Asia-Pacific, as well as co-head of Heidrick’s financial services practice. Before his globe-trotting days, Edwards served as head of the firm’s Wall Street office and co-head of the hedge funds practice.
“Bottom-line, we are listening to our clients. Our asset management and hedge fund clients are dramatically rethinking their human capital strategies,” Edwards said. “Our cross-sector approach to human capital solutions positions Heidrick to be the leading provider of talent expertise and beyond.”
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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