Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Aug 23 2011 | 10:24am ET
Alternative investments-focused broker-dealer BTIG has hired five professionals to bolster its fixed-income team.
The New York-based firm said that William Freihofner and Mayank Patel joined its convertibles group and Jeffrey Gould, Kevin McDonald and William Tillinghast its high-yield group.
Freihofner was named director of convertible trading and Patel managing director of convertible sales. The former joins from BCP Securities, where he was a senior trader and vice president, and the latter from Rafferty Holdings, where he headed convertible bond trading.
Gould was named director of high-yield sales. He joins BTIG from The PrinceRidge Group, where he handled fixed-income sales.
McDonald was named vice president of high-yield sales and Tillinghast managing director of the same. The former most recently served in the leveraged finance department of Cohen & Co., and the latter worked at Schultze Asset Management, DebtTraders and SMH Capital.
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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