Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Feb 21 2012 | 1:17am ET
The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association has named Pacific Alternative Asset Management Co. co-founder and CEO Jane Buchan its new chairman.
Buchan has served on the CAIA's board since 2009. Before founding PAAMCo, she was a finance professor at Dartmouth College.
"The world continues to increase in complexity and helping investors understand the growing array of investment opportunities and risks involved is central to CAIA's mission," she said. "I am excited to continue to work with the preeminent provider of alternative investment education."
Buchan succeeds CAIA co-founder and University of Massachusetts finance professor Thomas Schneeweis as chairman.
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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