Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 9 min ago
Jan 4 2008 | 8:14am ET
After enjoying another year of stellar returns, Citadel Investment Group may be ready to meet its public.
The $20 billion hedge fund giant is considering an initial public offering, BusinessWeek reports, citing sources who say the Chicago firm may “take the plunge this year.”
Citadel itself was coy about the possibility of a public listing. “An IPO is something we’d consider,” CFO Gerald Beeson told the magazine. “It would be a byproduct of our wanting to expand our firm to create an even more diverse and permanent institution.”
In September, Citadel hired John Andrews, the former Goldman Sachs head of investor relations, who joined the investment bank just prior to its 1999 IPO.
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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