Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Apr 3 2013 | 9:58am ET
The Hedge Fund Association has expanded to two more U.S. states—and beyond.
The industry lobbying group has opened offices in Australia, Texas and Utah, all new territories for it. The HFA has also named regional directors to lead the new chapters, Adriana Kostov down under, Mark Feanny in Texas and Ronnie Hale in Utah.
Kostov is director of compliance and general counsel at Excalibur Funds Management in Sydney. Feanny is co-founder of the National Healthcare Development Fund, where Hale is portfolio manager.
"The Hedge Fund Association has built its strategy on the attraction of top industry talent into its ranks," Ron Geffner, HFA vice president, said. "This strengthening continues that tradition; their energy, skill and enthusiasm will all be invaluable in driving the HFA forward."
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