Monday, 20 October 2014
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Aug 8 2012 | 9:04am ET
Prudential Financial has hired a hedge fund economist to boost its emerging markets credit capabilities.
Prudential Fixed Income named Giancarlo Perasso lead economist for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Perasso joins the insurer from London-based hedge fund Matrix/Redux Funds, and will remain based in the British capital.
Prudential also hired Gerwin Bell, a former International Monetary Fund mission chief, as lead economist for Asia.
“Their skills will strengthen our analysis of global macro themes and country risk, adding to our existing foreign corporate investment grade and high-yield credit analysis,” Prudential Fixed Income CEO James Sullivan said.
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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