Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Mar 28 2013 | 9:17am ET
Once again, a bank's loss is a hedge fund's gain, as BlueCrest Capital Management and Tilden Park Capital Management have snatched two traders from a shuttered Deutsche Bank proprietary-trading desk.
Mortgage-debt trader John Roach has joined BlueCrest and Michael Boyle, a commercial mortgage securities trader, Tilden Park, Bloomberg News reports. Both worked at a prop. desk that Deutsche Bank closed last month to come into compliance with new U.S. and European banking regulations.
At BlueCrest, Roach joins Matt Siravo, who joined the hedge fund from Deutsche Bank last month, and credit trader Stefano Galiani, who joined last year.
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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