Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Apr 19 2007 | 10:37am ET
Peter Lowden has joined Ascentia Capital Partners as the firm’s chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager. Lowden will manage the firm’s investment offerings, which include a global hedge fund and separately managed accounts.
Prior to joining Ascentia, Lowden worked for Schultz Financial Group and Jones Commodities, both based in Nevada.
Lowden joins Stephen McCarty and Robert Jorgensen, two of the founders and principals of the firm. “We were looking for someone with extensive portfolio management expertise in both traditional and alternative spaces, and Peter has both,” said McCarty.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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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