Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Dec 22 2011 | 2:20am ET
UBS has hired the former head of equities at collapsed brokerage MF Global Holdings and the former head of loan trading at Citadel Securities. The former, Peter Forlenza, was named head of equities in the Americas, and the latter, Mike Weir, as a loan trader.
Forlenza was head of equities at MF Global. Before joining that firm, he founded hedge fund Outpost Investment Group.
Weir is the former head of the loan trading desk at Citadel Securities, Citadel Investment Group’s now much-reduced investment banking unit. He formerly worked at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.