Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 5 2012 | 10:32am ET
Michael Burton, the head of research at FRM Holdings, will leave the fund of hedge funds next month to join Marble Bar Asset Management.
Burton will serve as CEO of London-based Marble Bar, charged with rebuilding the firm's business, Financial News reports. Marble Bar has seen its assets dwindle from US$5.8 billion to less than US$1 billion over the last four years after it elected not to restrict redemptions during the financial crisis.
Burton will leave FRM on Aug. 1 after a decade at the firm. He's the first high-profile departure from the firm since its acquisition in May by the Man Group.
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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