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Aug 24 2010 | 12:40pm ET
The Man Group has a new head of its battered fund of hedge funds unit.
Luke Ellis will succeed the retiring Herbert Item at the helm of the US$14.2 billion business, which lost US$360 million in the Bernard Madoff scandal. Ellis was a managing director at fund of funds shop Financial Risk Management until two years ago. He spent a decade at FRM after joining from JPMorgan Chase, where he was head of global equity derivatives and equity proprietary trading units until 1998.
“The future of the multi-manager industry will be all about addressing specific client needs with a range of services, from ready-made portfolios to direct access through managed accounts to risk analysis and management,” Ellis said in a statement.
Item has spent 13 years at Man.
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 ...