Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Nov 3 2011 | 9:50am ET
Chris Shumway's would-be successor has moved on.
Tom Wilcox, tapped to take over for Shumway as chief investment officer of Shumway Capital, plans to launch a family office. Wilcox's new venture, based, like Shumway, in Connecticut, will be called Cider Mill Investments, HFMWeek reports.
Shumway last year named Wilcox the firm's new CIO as he announced his plans to step down from day-to-day management of the hedge fund. But that news sent investors racing for the doors, and Shumway announced it would return all outside capital in the wake of $3 billion in redemption requests.
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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