Friday, 19 September 2014
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Oct 4 2013 | 10:12am ET
BlueCrest Capital Management has hired a top Nomura Holdings banker as part of its continuing push to build an "investment-bank quality" trading team.
Marcel Kfoury will join London-based BlueCrest as a credit portfolio manager in January, he told Bloomberg News. He'll co-manage part of the firm's US$2 billion emerging markets fund.
Kfoury was head of emerging-markets credit trading at Nomura, and is a former Deutsche Bank credit derivatives swap trader. He spent about four years at each bank.
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.