Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Nov 25 2013 | 10:57am ET
The Hedge Fund Association, a New York-based hedge fund lobby group, has appointed new regional directors for its Southeast and Boston chapters.
Thalius Hecksher will take the helm in the Southeast while Robert G. Sawyer assumes the (newly created) regional director's post in Boston.
Hecksher, global managing director of business development for Apex Fund Services, has over 18 years' experience working within the international financial markets. Prior to joining Apex, he was head of sales for EMEA at Linedata Services and before that sales director at Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters).
Sawyer’s practice at Foley Hoag is focused on investment advisers and private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds. As co-chair of the firm’s investment management practice, Sawyer assists advisers with the formation and structuring of domestic and offshore investment funds, as well as a range of regulatory compliance matters.
The HFA has U.S. chapters in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and on the West Coast and international chapters in Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America and the Cayman Islands.
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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