Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Mar 6 2012 | 2:41pm ET
The former manager of HSBC’s GH fund of hedge funds left his post last month, in the wake of the banking group’s decision to merge its discretionary and advisory businesses.
Tim Gascoigne’s departure was confirmed for Reuters by a bank spokeswoman. Gascoigne, who was global head of portfolio management, ran the $2.4 billion fund of funds at HSBC Alternative Investments Limited.
HAIL, with $7.8 billion AUM, manages funds of hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Gascoigne oversaw about $4 billion of the $38 billion HSBC manages in alternative investments.
Faraz Sultan, the head of the banking group’s advisory business, will now take charge of the combined advisory/discretionary business.
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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