Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Feb 21 2013 | 12:59pm ET
The Alternative Investment Management Association, a hedge fund lobby group, has made some senior appointments.
AIMA has tapped two of its existing directors, Andrew Bastow and Chris Pearce, as deputy chairmen while Robert De Rito has has joined the group's council as an investor appointee.
Bastow has been general counsel at Winton Capital Managment since 2005, responsible for spearheading the firm’s engagement with regulatory bodies and lawmakers in Europe, the United States and the Far East. He was elected to the AIMA Council in September 2010 and is also a member of the Hedge Fund Lawyers Association.
Pearce has been COO of Asia for global long-short manager Marshall Wace since 2006. Having opened the firm’s Hong Kong office, he oversees operations in the Asia region. He was first elected to the AIMA Council in September 2010 and is chairman of AIMA’s Pan-Asia Regional Advisory Council. He also sits on the AIMA Hong Kong Executive Committee.
De Rito has global, risk-management responsibility for APG’s hedge fund and fixed-income investments as well as responsibility for real estate and other alternative investments for the Americas. He was previously an elected member of the AIMA Council from 2010-2012. He is also a member of AIMA’s investor steering committee.
AIMA has over 1,300 corporate members in over 50 countries worldwide.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…