Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Apr 14 2008 | 2:00am ET
Paul Thompson, most recently in the news for bidding to keep collapsed British bank Northern Rock private, is to try his hand at private equity.
Thompson has joined Pamplona Capital Management as a partner, charged with leading the firm’s nascent British financial services investment effort. He left closed-life fund operator Resolution last year.
He also last year led a last-ditch effort, as a member of the Northern Rock board, to head off its nationalization.
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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