Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jun 8 2012 | 10:27am ET
Hedge fund Ellis Lake Capital has hired a marketing professional.
Megan Sterrett was named director of marketing and investor relations at the New York-based firm, founded by former George Soros protégé and Satellite Asset Management founder Gabe Nechamkin. Nechamkin's work this year should ease Sterrett's job: Ellis Lake, which has about $200 million in assets, is up about 11% this year.
Sterrett joined Ellis Lake from Doshi Capital Partners, a family office where she served as a hedge fund and private equity portfolio manager. She also served as marketing and investor relations chief at Heritage Capital India, an investment manager seeded by Doshi.
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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