Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Nov 6 2013 | 1:40pm ET
John Lyttle has been named chief operating officer of Ogee Group (previously Ogee Consulting), manager of the start-up hedge fund Ogee Structured Capital.
Lyttle, a Fordham University grad (and musician) will primarily focus on investor relations and capital raising but will also contribute to quantitative analysis, trading and operations.
Ogee Group was founded by Lyttle and principal Sebastien Bossu, a derivatives specialist who has worked at JP Morgan, Dresdner Kleinwort and Goldman Sachs and who runs Ogee's software activities in addition to investment management.
The Ogee Structured Capital fund employs equity derivatives to generate superior returns overs a medium-term horizon.
The company (named for a type of curve consisting of two arcs with tangential ends) is one of the first to file the new SEC Form D allowing hedge funds to advertise.
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 ...