Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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May 25 2012 | 10:24am ET
Alternative investment advisor Southport Harbor Associates has tapped Steven Simmons to serve as managing director and global head of sales.
Simmons is a 20-year industry vet who has participated in “significant capital raising and fund development for numerous alternative funds.” Prior to joining the Connecticut-based Southport Harbor, he served as the head of prime services and capital introductions at several boutique prime brokerages, including Maxim Group, Lighthouse Financial Group and Terra Nova Financial.
In his new role, Simmons will be involved in capital raising and fund development for a select group of alternative managers.
“Steve has successfully raised capital for several alternative strategies and is well regarded among his peers in the institutional investor community. We strongly believe his addition to the team complements Southport Harbor’s consultative approach to capital raising and fund development," said David Rondeau, managing principal of Southport Harbor Associates, in a statement.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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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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