Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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May 2 2007 | 10:32am ET
New York-based alternatives firm D.E. Shaw has added a 20-year Lloyds TSB Bank veteran to head its European debt and equity capital business.
Michael Joseph was named head of D.E. Shaw Direct Capital, a division of D. E. Shaw & Co. (U.K.), Ltd. that will focus on providing debt and equity capital to businesses in the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
Joseph most recently served as managing director of structured finance at Lloyds TSB, where he has also worked in the private equity group. Before joining Lloyds TSB, he was investment director at British p.e. and venture capital firm 3i Group.
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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