Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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May 10 2011 | 11:46am ET
From her perch in Geneva, Switzerland, BlueCrest Capital Management's Leda Braga isn't worried about London's status as a hedge fund center.
Braga, who heads systematic trading at BlueCrest, told the CFA Institute's annual conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, that Britain's capital "will always remain strong." She said her own firm moved 120 of its 380 employees to the Swiss city "for diversity purposes," Financial News reports.
Braga herself moved to Switzerland last year, after BlueCrest became the first London-based firm to open a Geneva office as the U.K. moved to increase taxes on its wealthiest.
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…