Monday, 20 October 2014
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Dec 19 2013 | 2:33am ET
A major hedge-fund industry group has picked a pair of new leaders in the Cayman Islands.
The Hedge Fund Association said Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson would serve as co-directors of its chapter in the offshore haven. Bodden is a partner at law firm Maples and Calder, while Nicholson works at KPMG.
“Due to investor demand and increased government oversight, improving transparency and educating managers about the evolving regulatory environment are key themes for the HFA, as well as our local alternative investments industry,” Nicholson said. "I am honored to be involved in a leadership capacity for the HFA, one of the most prominent non-profit hedge fund associations, and a group whose mission is to speak up for and unite all industry participants."
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…
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