Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Jul 21 2006 | 5:39pm ET
State Street Global Advisors has revealed that is has boosted its alternative strategies offerings and formed a new team to lead the expansion effort.
The firm, which has managed absolute return strategies for over a decade, this week announced a series of new strategies, including currency, long/short, market neutral, fixed-income arbitrage and equity hedge/directional. The new offerings have approximately $4 billion in assets under management.
The alternatives team, which is headed by Chris Woods, includes recent hires Jonathan Chanis, Henri Fouda, and Todor Georgiev, formerly of Caxton Associates, Mellon Capital Management and KBC Alternative Asset Management, respectively.
Woods and his team report to Sean Flannery, cio of North America and to Jane Tisdale, senior managing director of Absolute Return Strategies.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…