Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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May 6 2011 | 12:03pm ET
London-based WyeTree Asset Management, a residential mortgage specialist seeded by SkyBridge Capital, has hired Dr. Eurgene Kashdan as a quantitative analyst.
An academic with over 30 articles (as author or co-author) under his belt, Kashdan is expert in the development and implementation of fast and accurate numerical methods and their application to modeling complex physical and biological processes. His algorithms form a basis of commercial plasma simulation software, and he served as the guest editor of the journal Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering. Prior to joining WyeTree, he held a research scientist appointment at Tel Aviv University
WyeTree Asset Management, founded in January 2007, is managed by Mike Chacos (founder and CEO) and Judith Sciamma (managing director—portfolio manager), with infrastructure support from the Australian-based Challenger, a life and funds management company with $25 billion under management.
WyeTree launched its RRETRO hedge fund in 2008 to invest globally in assets linked to residential mortgages and residential real estate. SkyBridge Capital maintains an ongoing and close working relationship with WyeTree.
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…
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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