Monday, 20 October 2014
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May 28 2014 | 9:51am ET
Perella Weinberg Partners has turned to a former Wachovia CEO and government official to lead it into the future.
The boutique investment bank, which boasts a sizeable asset management business, said that Robert Steel would become its CEO on July 7, succeeding firm founder Joseph Perella, who will remain executive chairman. “This is all about our futures,” Perella told The New York Times. “This is a move we’re making because it’s an opportunity-rich time.”
Steel was most recently a deputy mayor in New York under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. A former vice chairman at Goldman Sachs, were he spent 28 years, Steel served as undersecretary to the Treasury under former Goldman CEO Henry Paulson from 2006 to 2008, joining Wachovia at the end of the Bush administration and overseeing its sale to Wells Fargo.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...