Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Nov 30 2011 | 9:07am ET
Barclays Capital has added a hedge fund executive to serve as its Tokyo-based head of global markets.
Nicholas Wright will lead all sales and trading activities in Japan, Barclays said. Wright, who joined the firm last week, has been based in Australia running a portfolio of companies, including an unidentified hedge fund. He formerly worked in Japan at Credit Suisse.
"Nicholas' breadth of global experience and proven leadership capabilities will serve to significantly enhance our client offering," Eiji Nakai, CEO of Barclays Capital Japan, said. "His appointment will accelerate the already strong momentum of our FICC and equities and advisory businesses in Asia-Pacific, and underscores our ongoing commitment to the region."
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…