Sunday, 14 September 2014
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Dec 9 2013 | 9:57am ET
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named a hedge fund executive to take over the city's Department of Finance.
Emanuel nominated Daniel Widawsky, a managing director at Citadel Investment Group, to become Chicago's next comptroller. Widawsky must be confirmed by the City Council and would succeed Amer Ahmad, the former Ohio deputy treasurer indicted recently for running a kickback scheme.
"With more than 20 years experience as a finance, tax and legal professional, he brings with him considerable knowledge and expertise from both the private and public sectors to serve Chicago taxpayers," Emanuel said.
Widawsky has worked at Chicago-based Citadel since 2007, following a run as a senior executive at General Electric and NBC.
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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