Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jul 11 2012 | 12:29pm ET
Hedge fund SCO Capital Partners can't have the nearly $180 million it sought from Jefferies & Co. in a dispute over auction-rate securities.
SCO had accused Jefferies of negligence in selling it securities it deemed unsuitable. The hedge fund had asked a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority panel to force the bank to buy back the $18 million in ARS in question—and to force it to pay some $160 million in damages.
The FINRA arbitration panel did not explain its decision.
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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