Tuesday, 24 November 2015
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Nov 12 2010 | 2:11am ET
Distressed investing hedge fund shop MatlinPatterson has hired a team of credit traders formerly of KeyCorp.
The $9 billion firm nabbed Craig Ruch and his team to manage corporate credit and municipal debt investments, the Financial Times reports. Ruch managed $20 billion in debt at KeyCorp, including the firm’s Absolute Return Credit Strategy. That fund rose 78% from its launch in June 2008 through this June.
Last year, the fund was up 30%.
MatlinPatterson was set up as a division of Credit Suisse in 1994 and was spun off in 2002.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…