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Mar 6 2013 | 9:10am ET
Mesirow Financial has hired FRM Investment Advisory's South Korea chief to build its business in that country and in North Asia.
Chae-Joo Lee has been named head of Korea, based in Hong Kong. Lee will focus on client services and business development in North Asia for Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Chicago-based Mesirow's fund of hedge funds business.
"We take great pride in being a reliable partner for our clients, helping them design and implement strategic hedge fund programs," MAS CEO Marty Kaplan said. "South Korea is a sophisticated and growing marketplace for alternative investments. I am excited to bring our hedge fund solutions to this important part of the Asian market."
Lee most recently served as CEO and head of Korea at FRM, based in Seoul.
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…