Tuesday, 21 April 2015
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Apr 8 2011 | 2:02pm ET
Portfolio manager Jamie Michaelson is leaving Visium Asset Management to join Paul Tudor Jones’ fund management shop, FINalternatives has learned.
At Visum, Michaelson was one of 11 portfolio managers of the Visium Global Fund, a multi-strategy vehicle which was up 20% last year. He had been with Visium since August of 2008.
It is not known what role Michaelson will take up at Tudor Investment Corp., which did not return calls by press time. Visium declined to comment.
Earlier this week Visium announced that it had acquired the business and investment teams of Catalyst Investment Management Co., which specializes in credit and event-driven strategies. The Catalyst team will continue to run the existing Catalyst portfolio, which has $250 million in assets under management.
Visium was founded in 2005 by Jacob Gottlieb. The firm currently manages $2.7 billion in long/short equity, credit, and multi-strategy vehicles.
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…