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Oct 25 2012 | 12:01pm ET
Hedge fund EQI Asset Management is leaping into the securities lending business with a new hire.
The three-year-old firm has added Ben Sofoluwe to develop the new business line. Sofoluwe is the former European head of client financing at Deutsche Bank, which he left earlier this year. He started at London-based EQI on Monday.
"Sofoluwe will further establish and develop EQI's securities lending business as we continue to increase assets under management, having had three successful years," EQI trading chief Steve Smith told Financial News.
EQI has some $250 million in assets and is led by Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs veteran Salim Mohamed.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…