Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jul 12 2013 | 3:05am ET
EQI Asset Management has snared a former Royal Bank of Scotland executive to lead its structured solutions effort.
Christopher Lynch will join the US$250 million hedge fund in the newly-created post, overseeing the origination and execution of structured products, Financial News reports. Lynch most recently spent a year at Evoia Capital.
Lynch's hire is "part of an expansion that EQI continue[s] to make," EQI trading chief Steve Smith told FN.
Lynch was a managing director at RBS' client solutions ground, and formerly worked at UBS.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...