Friday, 27 March 2015
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Oct 11 2011 | 1:19pm ET
SecondMarket, a marketplace for alternative investments, has named Lauren Sorof head of events.
Sorof comes to SecondMarket from NYSE Euronext where she served as managing director and head of us event marketing. In her new post, she will lead SecondMarket’s events program in New York and San Francisco, while managing the firm’s appearances in sponsored outside conferences.
“We are thrilled to have Lauren join the SecondMarket team,” said SecondMarket founder and CEO Barry Silbert. “Lauren brings tremendous experience from the NYSE, and her insight and familiarity with the financial markets and event production will be invaluable as we continue to establish ourselves as thought leaders surrounding all alternative investments.”
SecondMarket is a registered broker-dealer and an SEC-registered alternative trading system that counts over 75,000 participants, including global financial institutions, regional and community banks, hedge funds and private equity firms.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…