Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jul 7 2014 | 8:30am ET
The former head of convertible bonds and fixed-income at CQS has returned to the hedge fund industry after almost five years away.
Paul Casey has joined Palmerston Capital Management, the credit hedge fund founded earlier this year by former JPMorgan Chase European credit-trading head Stuart Wain. Casey becomes the sixth partner at the London-based firm, Financial News reports.
Casey left CQS in 2009, two years after becoming chief investment officer for fixed-income and convertibles. He’s spent the intervening years studying, earning a master’s degree in theoretical physics and becoming a CFA charterholder.
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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