Monday, 20 October 2014
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Feb 26 2013 | 2:29pm ET
Gávea Investimentos is shutting its month-old asset-backed receivables hedge fund after losing its manager to its parent company.
Jose de Menezes Berenguer Neto has been named head of JPMorgan Chase's Brazilian unit. He had joined Gavea—founded by Brazil's former central bank chief, Arminio Fraga, and bought by JPMorgan in 2010—in March to launch the high-yield credit fund.
Gavea had raised 1 billion reais (US$507 million) for the fund, which will be returned to investors, Bloomberg News reports. The hedge fund will not launch a new asset-backed fund until it finds a replacement for Berenguer.
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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