Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 16 2014 | 11:12am ET
Jabre Capital has hired a Deutsche Bank stockbroker. But Nico Jackson’s move to the hedge fund founded by former GLG Partners star trader Philippe Jabre is making more waves in the tabloid press than in the trade pages.
That’s because Jackson is dating Pippa Middleton, the only sister of Kate Middleton—the wife of Prince William, third in line to the British throne.
Jackson and the younger Middleton have been dating for two years, and are tipped in the British press to be planning to marry. The couple was recently seen house-hunting in London.
But Jackson’s new job will take him to Geneva, where Jabre is based. Still, that doesn’t appear to threaten his tie to Middleton, with a source close to the couple telling the Daily Mail that “they are very much an item, their relationship is very strong and they are very happy together.”
Should the two survive long-distance love and wed, it will give Jabre a second close tie to the presumptive future king and queen of England: The firm already boasts Mark Cecil, a close friend of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, as a founding partner.
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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