Sunday, 26 April 2015
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Mar 29 2011 | 8:26am ET
SKCG Group, a privately-held insurance and risk management advisory firm, has beefed up its global hedge fund and private equity practice with the addition of insurance industry vet Wayne Siebner.
Siebner, who will become senior vice president and manager of executive and professional liability, comes to SKCG from Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, where he held a number of positions, the most recent being area executive vice president for financial products, corporate accounts and marketing units.
In his new role, Siebner will focus on directors and officers and errors and omissions insurance, which hedge funds and asset management firms purchase to protect themselves from costs stemming from SEC investigations and investor lawsuits. Siebner will be joining SKCG Group at a time when lower costs and increased investor demand for this type of insurance has increased hedge funds’ interest for the product.
“Wayne’s 32 years of industry experience complements SKCG’s long history of providing sophisticated advice on D&O and E&O Insurance products and services across a broad spectrum of public, private and not-for-profit commercial and financial service industry sectors,” said Thomas Kozera, CEO of SKCG Group.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…