Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Sep 10 2007 | 9:46am ET
Fund of funds shop Parker Global Strategies has hired Sam Chung as vice president, director of quantitative research and risk management. In this newly created position, Chung will be responsible for developing quantitative risk management tools and systems for the firm.
Prior to joining PGS, Chung served on the investment committee at State Street Global Alliance/SSARIS Advisors LLC. He also served as a research associate at the Center for International Securities and Derivatives Market. He will be based in the firm’s Stamford office and work closely with Virginia Parker, Parker Global‘s founder.
“Sam’s background and academic expertise are integral to our firm as we look to further develop our allocation tools and expand our research into new emerging strategies,” said Parker.
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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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