Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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May 2 2007 | 9:41am ET
Halcyon Structured Asset Management is aiming to strengthen its position in the European marketplace with the appointment of Isidro Fernandez as co-head of European research.
Fernandez will be based in London and work alongside Khing Oei, an ex-Goldman Sachs proprietary trader who is heading the firm’s European research effort.
Before joining HSAM—an affiliate of $10 billion hedge fund firm Halycon—Fernandez was the head of credit products and trading at Caja Madrid, where he specialized in structured credit products and leveraged loan/credit derivatives trading.
Ex-Goldman Sachs proprietary trader Steven Mandis heads HSAM, which manages over $4.5 billion in assets.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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.