Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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May 22 2012 | 10:41am ET
A former top Nomura Holdings hedge fund salesman has moved to UBS.
Louis Curran was named co-head of institutional foreign exchange sales in Singapore at the Swiss bank, FX Week reports. He and his co-head, Dino Spinelli, will focus on selling the bank's products to leveraged and real-money clients in Asia, where Curran will move from London.
At Nomura, Curran was co-head of hedge fund sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Before joining Nomura, Curran worked at Citigroup and Merrill Lynch.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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.