Monday, 20 October 2014
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Sep 10 2010 | 12:49pm ET
In its last earnings report as an independent firm, Thames River Capital had bad news for investors but good news for its partners.
The firm, which was acquired by F&C Asset Management this month, said its profit fell by more than 40% to £20.5 million in the year-ended June 30. Assets under management rose from US$5.3 billion to US$5.5 billion, but that wasn’t enough to make up for the firm’s underperforming hedge funds.
Still, the firm’s 25 members enjoyed a handsome final payout before entering the F&C fold. Partners split £25.9 million—more than the firm made during the fiscal year. Still, that was a sizeable pay cut from the previous year, when 19 partners split £41.1 million.
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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