Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jul 7 2011 | 9:07am ET
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has beefed up its Europe, Middle East and Asia prime brokerage business with four hires.
Martin Donnelly has been named European head of hedge fund consulting in BofA's EMEA hedge fund sales group. He joins from Credit Suisse.
Nomura Holdings' Daniel Katz will serve as head of regional stock loan and structured marketing on the equity finance team. Simon Key, now a director of synthetic equity sales, comes to BofA from Credit Suisse.
Ross MacDougall is the firm's new head of EMEA stock-loan trading. He was formerly executive director of financing arbitrage at Morgan Stanley.
"Daniel, Ross, Martin and Simon join the team with excellent credentials and we're extremely pleased to have attracted individuals of their caliber," Sean Capstick, co-head of regional prime brokerage, said. "Collectively they bring with them extensive knowledge of the market which will be vital as we look to firmly establish our prime brokerage team as one of the best in the industry."
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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