Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Feb 23 2011 | 6:31am ET
Advisory Collingwood Group has hired one and promoted another as it seeks to bolster its alternative investments business.
Mark DeGennaro and Mary Lou Christy were both named managing partners at the Washington, D.C.-based firm. Both are charged with building Collingwood's hedge fund and private equity advisory practices.
DeGennaro joins the firm from a New York investment-banking boutique. A lawyer, DeGennaro formerly worked at the firm White & Case.
Christy, who joined Collingwood in September, had been a senior vice president at the firm, following stints at Fannie Mae and PMI Mortgage Insurance. In addition to helping DeGennaro build the alternatives advisory, she will head Collingwood's new investor relations practice.
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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