Tuesday, 1 December 2015
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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.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…