Monday, 20 October 2014
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May 10 2011 | 12:43pm ET
Och-Ziff Capital Management's London team split £59.2 million in pay last year as the hedge fund continued to bounce back from the financial crisis.
The average Och-Ziff Management Europe employee—there are 62 of them, up from 58 in 2009—took home about £30,000 more in total compensation last year than in the prior year, according to regulatory filings. Of course, the proceeds aren't actually split evenly; the highest-paid director received £5.6 million.
The London-based unit swung to a profit last year, earning £13.2 million, compared to a £3.7 million loss in the previous year, as fee revenue jumped almost £25 million to £89.4 million.
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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