Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Jul 13 2007 | 11:04am ET
Christopher Mason, former senior vice president of absolute returns at Lehman Brothers, has left the firm for greener pastures.
Mason quit Lehman’s alternative investment division in March to join the $13.6 billion Halcyon Asset Management as a senior vice president of client relations.
Lehman’s alternative investment division was described to be “in an absolute state of disarray,” by an industry source. Calls to Lehman for comment were not returned by press time.
In unrelated Lehman news, Emil Henry, the former assistant U.S. Treasury secretary for financial institutions, has joined the firm as a managing director in private equity. Henry will be based in New York and will focus on global investments in infrastructure.
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.