Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Feb 15 2013 | 2:22am ET
UBS' former credit-trading chief has hired a JPMorgan Chase banker who helped deal with the latter's massive losses on credit derivatives last year.
Henry Kim will join Eric Rosen's Reef Road Capital. Kim worked under Rosen when the latter headed JPMorgan's credit-trading team.
Reef Road was set up by Rosen last year and will launch its maiden fund in the second quarter, The Wall Street Journal reports. The firm already employs eight people.
Kim spent much of his last year at JPMorgan dealing with the fallout from the trades of Bruno Iksil, known as the "London whale." Iksil's derivatives trades wound up costing JPMorgan more than $6 billion.
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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