Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 28 2011 | 11:16am ET
A top executive at Credit Suisse's prime brokerage has been laid off.
Ilicia Silverman, vice president of the firm's prime consulting business, has left the firm. According to HFMWeek, her exit is believed to be a redundancy. Credit Suisse today announced plans to axe a further 600 jobs, bringing to about 2,000 the total number of job cuts at the Swiss bank this year.
Silverman had worked in the role since 2007. She joined Credit Suisse from software and information technology company SunGard.
Silverman's post-Credit Suisse plans are unclear.
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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