Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 14 2012 | 12:46pm ET
International Standard Asset Management has added some extra firepower as its assets top the US$1 billion mark.
The London-based hedge fund, headed by former Man Group CEO Stanley Fink, has named Darren Upton head of research, the Financial Times reports. Upton comes to ISAM from Fink’s old firm, he was head of trading research for the firm’s flagship, AHL.
At ISAM, Upton will lead the development of its own flagship, which, like AHL, is a quantitative strategy.
ISAM’s assets under management have doubled over the past 12 months.
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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