Friday, 19 September 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.
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…
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