Monday, 20 October 2014
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Sep 17 2007 | 9:04am ET
Credit Suisse is boosting its prime brokerage services business with the appointment of Yoji Koga as a managing director and head of prime services coverage in Japan. He will be based in Tokyo where he will lead sales and marketing for the bank’s hedge fund clients in Japan, and report to Kevin Meehan, head of prime services in Asia.
Koga joins Credit Suisse from Morgan Stanley where he was most recently responsible for the marketing of their prime brokerage services in Japan. Prior to that, he worked at Yamaichi Securities in its Tokyo, London and Hong Kong offices.
"Today's appointment reflects our significant commitment to the business in Japan,” said Meehan. “Mr. Koga brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record to Credit Suisse, which will serve to further strengthen our Prime Services effort in Japan."
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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