Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Apr 10 2013 | 9:39am ET
Hedge fund Whitebox Advisors has hired the former chief risk officer for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to oversee its strategic partnerships.
Kyle McDaniel's post at the Minnesota firm is a new one, leading its marketing team and its strategic relationships. He will remain based in Austin, Texas.
McDaniel joins Whitebox from Dorchester Capital Advisors, a $1 billion fund of hedge funds where he was chief strategy and administrative officer.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.