Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Apr 4 2014 | 9:31am ET
Investcorp has a new hedge-fund risk manager.
The alternative investments firm named Jonathan Joyce head of operational risk for its U.S. hedge funds group. Joyce joins the firm from Man Group fund of hedge funds arm FRM Investments, where he was deputy head of business risk.
"Jonathan joins our hedge funds risk team with a tremendous track record for managing operational risk," Lionel Erdely, head of the hedge funds group, said. "We continue to emphasize and deepen our strong risk management culture as fiduciaries as we implement ambitious growth plans in managing multi-manager hedge fund portfolios and seeding talented emerging managers."
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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