Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jul 23 2007 | 1:52pm ET
BNP Paribas has launched its new Global Synthetic Prime sales and trading group within its equities and derivatives business.
The group's mandate is to market global synthetic equity finance products including equity swaps, portfolio swaps, contracts for difference, structured financing transactions and stock loan and equity execution services to hedge funds. It will also be deeply involved in selling the prime brokerage international platform.
Rich Sansaricq heads the group, based in New York and reporting to Todd Steinberg, head of equities and derivatives in the Americas, and to Eric Deudon, global head of equity finance and prime services.
“We have tremendous capabilities in the synthetic business including our AA+ credit rating, substantial balance sheet, excellent systems/operations, strong derivatives and equity cash execution, and deep hedge fund relationships,” said Steinberg.
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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