Saturday, 28 March 2015
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Apr 4 2011 | 10:25am ET
BTIG, a broker-dealer catering to the alternative investments sector, has named industry veteran Allen Hassan as managing director on the preferred products desk.
Hassan joins BTIG from Jefferies & Co., where he started the preferred desk in 2003. Prior to that he was with Prudential Securities, where he was instrumental in its preferred business and distribution capabilities. Earlier in his career, Hassan worked in the fixed income and equity sales at Lehman Brothers.
“We have seen increased flows in the preferred market across our diverse client base as investors continue to seek higher yields,” said Robert Langer, head of the high yield and distressed desk. “Allen brings a unique level of experience in the preferred markets and will be instrumental in BTIG’s growth in this area.”
BTIG is an institutional brokerage and fund services company founded in 2002 and employing, including through affiliates, over 400 professionals in five different countries.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…