Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jan 3 2013 | 10:27am ET
Hedge fund Steel Vine Investments has hired a top marketer to sell its wares to high net-worth and institutional investors.
Jason Beaird was named a partner and director of marketing at the Nashville, Tenn.-based firm. He joins from Constellation Associates, where he was a hedge and private equity fund placement agent, and boasts a résumé with stints at Jetstream Capital, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. At Jetstream, Beaird served as director of client services for six years.
"I am very pleased to be joined at Steel Vine by such an accomplished professional as Jason Beaird," Spencer Patton, who founded the hedge fund in 2009, said. "He brings a great deal of experience in business development, investor relations, and asset management which will have a positive impact on all aspects of our growing investment company."
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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