Monday, 27 April 2015
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Aug 18 2011 | 2:24am ET
Former hedge fund executive Kim Bang has been named CEO of retail fixed-income trading technology and execution firm BondDesk.
Bang joins BondDesk from Bloomberg, where he was chief operating officer for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region for Bloomberg Enterprise Products and Solutions and formerly led electronic trading platform Bloomberg Tradebook. But before he joined Bloomberg in 1996, Bang served as president of quantitative derivatives hedge fund Futech Capital Management.
“The opportunity to join BondDesk and help lead one of the most innovative companies in the fixed-income market was impossible to pass up,” Bang, who will be based in New York, said. “This market is ripe for further automation and technological advancement and BondDesk is already leading that charge.”
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…