Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Dec 4 2013 | 1:54pm ET
Richard Bateson, a former top executive at Man Group's flagship AHL strategy, has left the ailing firm to set up a hedge fund of his own.
Bateson's London Quantitative Investments has launched its maiden product, a multi-strategy non-trend vehicle. The new fund is called Multi-Strategy Certificates.
"Trend-following strategies have disappointed in recent years and many investors are now looking for an alternative," Bateson said. "LQI will provide attractive, high-liquidity strategies uncorrelated to traditional trend followers."
In addition to Bateson, a former physicist, LQI, which is based in Mayfair, also boasts Goldman Sachs veteran Jonathan Greenhalgh and Lehman Brothers veteran Patrick Coppens. Bateson formally left Man in March, just two months after he was moved from his post at the struggling AHL to a new role as senior quantitative analyst at Man's GLG Partners unit.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…