Monday, 20 October 2014
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Mar 31 2011 | 2:26am ET
Jefferies has hired two professionals for its capital introductions effort.
Victor Bang joined the firm’s prime brokerage in New York on Monday, HFMWeek reports. He comes to Jefferies from Friedman Billings Ramsey, which has shuttered its prime brokerage, and formerly worked at RBC in capital introductions.
Last month, it was Lindsay Ramar coming on board as an associate. She previously worked at Wells Fargo Family Wealth and is based in San Francisco.
“We made these hires due to the continued growth and demand on the capital introductions side,” Jefferies’ head of prime brokerage, Glen Dailey, said.
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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