Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 17 2012 | 11:13am ET
Lyxor Asset Management has installed a new executive in Amsterdam to develop its relationships with Dutch clients.
Tim Soetens has been named head of business development for the Netherlands. He's charged with managing relationships with clients of the firm's hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and quantitative funds.
Lyxor said it decided to appoint a Dutch business development chief due to its "recent breakthrough in the Dutch market," including "winning large mandates in the Dutch pension fund and wholesale distribution sectors."
Soetens joins Lyxor from Schroders, where he was sales director of wholesale business development in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. He formerly worked at Philips Pension Fund and BlackRock.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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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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