Thursday, 18 September 2014
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May 8 2013 | 8:45am ET
Yassir Benjelloum-Touimi is surrounding himself with familiar faces at his new hedge fund.
The former head of European credit flow trading at UBS has hired at least four former members of his desk at the bank to join Arcade Capital Partners. The London-based credit hedge fund is set to debut in the third quarter with more than US$100 million.
And when it does, Anouar Bahbouhi, Edward Brunni, Russell Feldman and Victor Martinez will be there with Benjelloum-Touimi, Financial News reports.
Bahbouhi was a credit index and options trader at UBS, Brunni head of investment-grade corporates, Feldman a European analyst and Martinez a global financials and sovereigns trader.
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.