Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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May 23 2007 | 10:59am ET
Donald Steinbrugge, a former head of institutional sales for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and a founding principal of Andor Capital Management, has founded Agecroft Partners, a consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge funds.
Agecroft Partners is looking to represent three or four hedge funds by the end of 2007. The firm is focusing large hedge funds located outside the United States looking for distribution in the U.S., large funds in the United States that are looking to increase their penetration into the institutional marketplace and mid-sized, high-quality funds that are looking to significantly expand their asset base across all types of hedge fund investors.
The firm will target the large institutional investors consisting of pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, institutional consulting firms, hedge fund of funds and large family offices.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...