Monday, 20 October 2014
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Mar 3 2011 | 12:30pm ET
Another Highbridge Capital Management portfolio manager has left the firm. Munib Islam, a European equities manager, resigned from the hedge fund giant yesterday.
Islam's exit follows that of Carl Huttenlocher, who led Highbridge's Asia operations. Huttenlocher plans to launch a hedge fund of his own; Islam's plans are not clear.
At Highbridge, Islam managed US$100 million from the firm's London office. His departure was first reported by Dealbreaker.com.
Highbridge's global head of equities, Alec McAree, will take over Islam's portfolio, Bloomberg News reports.
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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