Sunday, 29 November 2015
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Jan 15 2014 | 2:31pm ET
A top SAC Capital Advisors trader has left the embattled firm to found his own hedge fund.
Vishal Ghiya resigned from SAC's Sigma Capital Management unit last week, Bloomberg News reports. Ghiya focused on a number of industries at SAC, managing about $500 million.
SAC is becoming a family office in the wake of its guilty plea last year to insider-trading charges. The firm is returning some $6 billion to clients after agreeing to cease managing outside capital.
Ghiya is the second SAC staffer known to have left the firm this year. Andrew Schiffrin, who managed industrial stocks, left on Jan. 6.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…