Monday, 22 September 2014
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Nov 6 2007 | 3:02pm ET
Merrill Lynch veteran Brad Schwartz has returned to firm to head up its alternative investments sales push in the Pacific Rim. In his new role, Schwartz will sell hedge fund and private equity products, including structured products, to Merrill’s institutional and private banking clients.
As Pacific Rim head of alternative investments origination and sales, he will report to Abhinav Gorawara, head of equity structured solutions for the region. Schwartz, who spent 11 years at the investment bank in institutional sales, focusing on convertible bonds and equity derivatives, rejoins the firm from Vectors Research Management, where as chief operating officer he helped develop mortgage- and asset-backed hedge fund products.
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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