Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Sep 15 2010 | 2:47am ET
Maverick Capital’s Mike Lyons has joined Bank of America as the firm mulls which of its businesses it should sell off.
Lyons handled financial-services investments at New York-based Maverick, including an investment in BofA that the hedge fund sold during the second quarter. He previously worked at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and FleetBoston Financial.
At BofA, Lyons will serve as a corporate strategy and planning executive. He took up his new post, answering to CFO Charles Noski, in May, but the firm did not announce his arrival until now because Lyons does not report directly to the firm’s CEO, Brian Moynihan.
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 ...