Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jan 16 2013 | 10:41am ET
Capula Investment Management continues to build its distressed debt capabilities with its second high-profile hire in four months.
The London-based hedge fund snagged Haymarket Financial veteran Mark Berry last month to lead its special situations team. His addition follows that in September of Steven Heanley, a former Angelo Gordon distressed debt specialist. Both men report to Steven Zander, the former Bank of America trader Capula hired in June to lead its distressed-debt efforts.
Zander and Berry both formerly worked at HayFin and Merrill Lynch; Berry handled the corporate credit secondary market until his departure in June while Zander was formerly HayFin's chief investment officer. At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Zander was global co-head of leveraged loans and distressed trading and Berry served as head of European and U.S. credit sales.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...