Tuesday, 1 December 2015
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Mar 9 2012 | 10:30am ET
Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons has entrusted some of his billions to a former California State Teachers' Retirement System private equity manager.
Pascal Villiger has joined Medley Partners, the firm Simons set up eight years ago to manage his private equity investments, Private Equity Hub reports. Medley is based in San Francisco.
Villiger has spent the last four years at CalSTRS, one of the country's largest pension funds and its second-biggest private equity investor. Prior to joining the public fund, he worked at UBS and Bank of America.
Simons has a personal fortune of $10.7 billion, Forbes reports.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…