Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Oct 29 2012 | 12:58pm ET
Brevan Howard Asset Management has hired a pair of traders from Credit Suisse Group.
Don Carson and Hirak Biswas have joined the European hedge fund giant. The former will be based in New York and the latter at Brevan's Geneva headquarters, Bloomberg News reports.
At Credit Suisse, Carson was head of the U.S. dollar swaps desk. Both Carson, who formerly worked at BNP Paribas and Banc of America Securities, and Biswas, who traded U.S. government securities at Credit Suisse, were based in New York.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
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