Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Jun 15 2011 | 2:26am ET
MF Global has snared Credit Agricole Investment Bank's Hong Kong-based head of hedge fund sales to boost its own such effort in Asia.
Michael Drennan has been named head of institutional sales for the Asia-Pacific region at the futures brokerage. He is charged with building MF Global's institutional client base, including hedge funds.
Drennan has a good deal of experience dealing with hedge funds. Prior to joining Credit Agricole, he was global head of hedge funds at Standard Chartered Bank. His resume also boasts stints at Lomond Group, AIG, Bank of America and Citigroup.
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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