Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Jul 16 2007 | 8:27am ET
Nascent Hong Kong hedge fund Thaddeus Capital has snagged Lehman Brothers’ Nick Spratt as a senior analyst focusing on non-financial and media and entertainment opportunities in Japan.
Spratt will serve as a senior analyst at Thaddeus, the new event-driven shop set up by HDH Advisers founder Charle Peza and John Locke Capital founder Paul Sheehan, Asian Investor reports. Sheehan also covers Japan, with banks and financials as his remit. The firm, which launched on June 1, now boasts five analysts.
Spratt most recently served as a senior vice president with Lehman in Tokyo, where he covered Japanese media and software companies. He’s also no stranger to Hong Kong, where he spent two years on Lehman’s media, telecom and technology research team.
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…
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