Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Dec 6 2011 | 12:01pm ET
Mesirow Financial’s fund of hedge funds has opened an office in Hong Kong and transferred two staffers from Chicago to run it.
Mesirow Advanced Strategies has been investing in Asia for six years and almost one-third of its assets are managed for Asian clients. “It’s a dual opportunity,” Thomas Macina, president of Mesirow, told Financial News. “The first is to get closer to the Asia opportunity set and the second is to get closer to our clients.”
The staff the new office, Mesirow has moved research senior vice president Edward Littmann and office manager Alex McCarthy from Chicago. A senior client relations executive will join the office later this month.
In addition, Mesirow plans to add as many as four additional staffers next year.
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…