Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Aug 18 2010 | 10:28am ET
Dara Akbarian’s short hedge fund career is over, at least for the time being.
Akbarian has left Highline Capital Management to return to advertising company Omnicom Group. He will serve as CFO for Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and as a senior vice president.
Akbarian worked at Omnicom for five years before joining Highline in 2008. He worked in corporate mergers and acquisitions during his first stint at Omnicom.
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 ...