Saturday, 28 March 2015
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Apr 9 2008 | 11:48am ET
Osman Semerci, Merrill Lynch's former global head of fixed income who was fired in October amidst massive write-downs in the firm's fixed-income business, has resurfaced as a partner at a London-based alternative asset manager.
Semerci has been hired as CEO of the Duet Group, where he will be responsible for building the firm’s structured products division. At the same time, founding partners Alain Schibl and Henry Gabay will focus on expanding the firm’s hedge fund and private equity businesses, respectively.
“His appointment, along with the corporate changes we are announcing, formalizes our business structure,” said Gabay. “Osman's experience will be a powerful addition to the development of Duet. On a more personal note, we have known Osman for a number of years, and he is a great fit within our business culture.”
Duet was founded in 2002 and currently manages more than $1.7 billion in private equity, hedge funds and long-only funds.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…