Saturday, 20 September 2014
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May 18 2007 | 10:29am ET
Deutsche Bank has bolstered its hedge fund services business with a pair of high-profile hires. Maarten Nederlof, the former global head of pension strategies at the firm, rejoins as a managing director in the hedge fund capital group, and Kevin Harrison has been named head of financing in the bank’s global prime finance group.
In between stints at Deutsche Bank, Nederlof worked at fund of hedge funds K2 Advisors as a portfolio manager. He will be based in New York.
Harrison will join from Bear Stearns, where he is a senior managing director for equity finance in its prime brokerage group. He has also worked at Lehman Brothers, where he was global head of equity funding. Harrison will report to another new hire, Jeff Dorman, who will become head of global prime finance for North America this month.
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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