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Dec 10 2010 | 9:38am ET
Having already attracted "several hundreds of millions of dollars" in Tokyo, D.E. Shaw Group is looking for talent to help manage it.
The New York-based hedge fund has opened an office in Japan and currently has two employees stationed there. But that figure will grow as the office's offerings grow, the firm's Tokyo chief, Scott Roney, said.
"Our decision was primarily driven by our long-term objectives and our belief that a physical presence is crucial to building relationships with both current and prospective investors," Roney told HedgeWeek. He described the build-up as a "multi-year process."
D.E. Shaw last month moved executive committee member Julius Gaudio to Hong Kong to lead its growth efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
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 ...