Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 13 2011 | 2:19am ET
The Blackstone Group has hired a veteran banker to the pharmaceutical and medical diagnostics industries to head its European healthcare advisory.
Denis Fabre was named a senior managing director at Blackstone Advisory Partners. The post, overseeing it European healthcare business from London, is a new one.
Fabre most recently worked at UBS, heading its European healthcare advisory. He previously worked at Bankers Trust, Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns and Deutsche Bank.
"Blackstone’s advisory business has a first-rate reputation providing senior level independent advice to businesses and governments facing particularly difficult issues," Fabre said. "The firm has a unique position in the industry and has been expanding its business, particularly in Asia and Europe, and I am pleased to be part of this impressive group."
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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