Sep 30 2006 | 9:11am ET
Broker-dealer Merlin Securities has launched an outsourced trading desk to provide buy-side trading to its hedge fund prime brokerage clients. The service, which launched last week, is aimed primarily at smaller hedge funds.
“We are always looking for new ways to support our client’s needs and aspirations,” said Managing Director John Quartararo. “The addition of our buy-side desk to our larger trading platform was a clear step in that direction.”
About a half-dozen clients are already using the desk, which is manned by new hires Dean Brierly, Christopher Martin and Gordon Lee, all of whom formerly worked at Banc of America’s prime trading group.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…