Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Sep 7 2012 | 6:48am ET
GLG, the Man Group’s investment manager division, has hired PIMCO vet Sudi Mariappa to manage its absolute return fixed-income offering.
Mariappa spent 10 years at the Pacific Investment Management Co., the California-based mutual fund giant, joining in 2000 and becoming managing director in 2003. He ran the international bond team until 2008, during which period assets in global fixed-income portfolios increased from $10 billion to $85 billion. During his final year with the company, he served as a senior advisor, working closely with founder Bill Gross.
“We are delighted to be hiring a professional of Sudi’s caliber,” said Manny Roman, CEO of GLG and COO of Man, in a statement. “We look forward to building our business in an asset class which has many attractions for investors in today’s volatile market environment.”
Man, a leading alternative investment management business, had AUM of $52.7 billion as of June 2012.
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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