Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jun 2 2006 | 8:24pm ET
Financial firm Jefferies & Company has hired Mark O'Donnell to the newly-created position of head of structured products within the firm's equities department. O'Donnell will work closely with Alex Wohl, who recently joined the firm as head of equity derivatives trading from Goldman Sachs. The pair has been tasked with building up Jefferies' structured products offerings, including equity swaps and over-the-counter options, equity-linked investment products and other structured products related to hedge funds.
O'Donnell was most recently with Societe Generale where he worked in the structured products division. He has worked in the securities industry for eleven years and has managed fund-linked products as well as focused on institutional equity derivatives coverage and equity-linked notes.
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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