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Jan 27 2011 | 12:16pm ET
Brevan Howard Asset Management has snapped up a pair of credit traders from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which is scaling back its proprietary trading operations.
Jason Feasey and Jenna Collins worked on the bank's Europe, Middle East and Africa credit prop. desk until late last year, Dow Jones Newswires reports. Feasey was head of structured credit trading for that region, while Collins, who reported to Feasey, covered asset-backed securities.
Both formerly worked at hedge fund Cairn Capital.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.