Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Apr 15 2013 | 10:17am ET
Ascalon Capital Managers has lost its chief operating officer and gained a new Australia chief.
Jason Collins has left the firm to join BlackRock, where he will start as head of institutional client business in Australia on April 22. Collins had served as head of Ascalon's Australian arm.
In his place will be Robert Lance, Ascalon's new head of Australia. Lance will focus on relationships with Ascalon's boutique partners in the country.
"His is a strong and dynamic addition to our team at a time when Ascalon continues to grow," CEO Chuak Chan said.
Lance was a co-founder and CEO of DragonBack Capital prior to joining Ascalon. DragonBack was acquired last year by Double Haven Capital Management.
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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