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Mar 17 2011 | 12:09pm ET
Martin Phipps, the former head of Europe hedge fund sales at Gartmore Group, has a new job four months after he was laid off by the troubled firm.
Phipps will join hedge fund NewSmith Capital Partners in May, Financial News reports. The newly-minted partner will serve as the firm's first head of marketing.
Phipps was a victim of Gartmore's restructuring and layoffs in December, just weeks before the firm finally found a buyer in Henderson Global Investors.
NewSmith was set up in 2003 by a quintet of former Merrill Lynch executives. It launched its first hedge fund the following year and now has five long/short equity funds covering the U.K., Europe, Japan and emerging markets, as well as a global fund.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...