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Jan 5 2012 | 11:56am ET
Money manager RS Investments has hired a top Renaissance Technologies executive to serve as its new CEO.
Matthew Scanlan had served as president and CEO of RenTech subsidiary Renaissance Institutional Management, the $18 billion hedge fund's institutional investment business. He'll now lead San Francisco-based RS, which is owned by Guardian Life Insurance and manages more than $20 billion.
Scanlan succeeds the retiring Terry Otton.
"RS is well-positioned today as a result of the firm's well-established culture of investment excellence and its unwavering commitment to serving clients," Scanlan said. "I intend to maintain this focus which guiding RS toward continued responsible growth."
Prior to joining RenTech, Scanlan led Barclays Global Investors' institutional business and was a senior portfolio manager at Northern Trust.
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…
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