Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Aug 6 2007 | 9:01am ET
The Alternative Investment Management Association has named Andre Baker to the newly-created position of deputy CEO, where he will focus on battling regulation in the U.K.
The London-based lobby group said that Baker, currently chief operating officer of Schroder Investment Management, will handle day-to-day operations at AIMA. He will also be responsible for the U.K. market, while CEO Florence Lombard will handle the other 45 countries with AIMA members, especially in Europe and Asia.
“Our resources have been stretched for some time,” Lombard said. “AIMA identified the need to create this position because my role has changed quite substantially. We are dealing more with policymakers like the G8, who are increasingly looking at hedge funds.”
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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