Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Nov 19 2010 | 6:35am ET
Lyxor Asset Management has hired an alternative investments veteran to lead the growth of its managed accounts business.
Robert Picard was named U.S. head of managed account development, answering directly to Lyxor U.S. CEO Lionel Erdely. He is based in New York.
Picard joins Lyxor from Navigant Consulting, where he was a senior adviser on emerging hedge funds and financial institutions restructuring solutions. He is formerly chief investment officer and head of research at Optima Fund Management and was a managing director at the Carlyle Group.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...