Monday, 20 October 2014
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Feb 8 2011 | 12:05pm ET
US Bancorp has added a prime brokerage veteran to head its alternative investment business development.
Michael Secondo was named a senior vice president at US Bancorp Fund Services. He'll focus on the firm's administration and custody services, working from its New York office.
Most recently, Secondo was at ABN Amro as director and team leader at its Prime Fund Solutions prime brokerage business. He formerly worked at Citigroup, also in hedge fund administration and prime brokerage.
"We are excited Michael joined our growing sales team," Bob Kern, director of sales and marketing at US Bancorp Fund Services, said. "His depth of experience in hedge fund accounting, administration, custody and investor servicing complements our consultative support to our alternative investment management clients."
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…
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