Saturday, 23 May 2015
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Oct 7 2010 | 11:26am ET
Hedge fund veteran Monika Brown has joined investment bank Blaylock Robert Van.
Brown, who has worked at SAC Capital Advisors, Standard Pacific Capital and Everest Capital, was named senior vice president of international equity trading at the minority-owned financial services firm. She is charged with overseeing real-time equity execution in Japan and other Asian markets, as well as with building the firm’s equity execution platform in Europe.
Brown most recently worked at her own firm, Mercenary Trading, where she built an equity trading platform for hedge funds and pension schemes.
“Monika is one of the industry’s more experienced international equity trading professionals and along with Blaylock Robert Van’s advanced execution technologies, we will offer institutional clients a seamless, real-time solution to their overseas trading needs,” Blaylock President Eric Van Standifer said.
At SAC, Brown was a trader for an Asia-focused event-driven portfolio—funded with SAC chief Steven Cohen’s own money—at the hedge fund giant’s Canvas Capital unit. She was previously an Asian and European trader at Standard Pacific and served as an analyst at Everest Capital.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…