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Oct 13 2010 | 10:39am ET
The hire of a former hedge fund executive has signaled Credit Suisse’s return to a business it abandoned two years ago.
The Swiss bank has named David Chene a director in distressed debt trading. Credit Suisse has not had a distressed debt unit since closing it in 2008 as it sought to cut risk.
Chene joined the firm in August, Financial News reports, from Morgan Stanley, where he served as a senior structured securities trader. He joined Morgan Stanley from hedge fund DA Capital.
At Morgan Stanley, Chene has been replaced by another now-former alternative investments veteran: Michael Khouri, who returned to the bank this summer from private equity firm Mount Kellett Capital Management.
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…
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