Citadel Equities Chief To Retire

Aug 24 2012 | 1:09pm ET

A top Citadel Investment Group executive is retiring, the latest in a years-long string of senior exits from the hedge fund giant.

Unlike most of those departures, however, Jeff Runnfeldt is leaving the firm's hedge fund unit, rather than its embattled and all-but-shuttered investment banking division. Citadel's co-head of global equities since 2009, Runnfeldt will step down at the end of the month, Bloomberg News reports.

Runnfeldt, 46, has spent the last decade at Citadel, including as head of financials. He, Brandon Haley and Steve Weller were named global equities co-chiefs when the firm launched its equity fund in 2009.

That $2.5 billion vehicle is up 10.3% this year.

Runnfeldt worked at Montgomery Asset Management, BT Alex Brown and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco before joining Citadel.


In Depth

Fundraising for Mid-Sized PE Funds: Should You Use a Registered B/D?

Dec 6 2016 | 7:18pm ET

When does a fund sponsor need to use a registered broker/dealer when raising capital...

Lifestyle

Trump Attends 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party Dressed As...Himself

Dec 5 2016 | 11:16pm ET

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party...

Guest Contributor

Nowhere to Hide: Why the Future of Asset Management Depends on Innovation

Nov 15 2016 | 6:55pm ET

Information technology has reshaped the asset management industry’s periphery,...

 

From the current issue of

Since the inception of Modern Trader, a core editorial theme has centered on the wisdom and power of crowds. Editorial emphasis has focused on companies and projects engaged in the collection and analysis of information. 

AVAILABLE NOW at BARNES & NOBLE

NEWSTAND LOCATOR