Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Apr 25 2008 | 11:42am ET
Switzerland’s Horizon21 has added former JPMorgan Chase trader Mark Bamber as a principal in its Hong Kong office.
Bamber will focus on business development in the Asia-Pacific region, marketing its wares to institutional investors and family offices, Asian Investor reports. He succeeds Stewart Aldcroft, who retired this month.
Bamber spent 15 years with JPMorgan and Robert Fleming & Co., which Chase Manhattan acquired in 2000. After serving as head of equities and trading for Asia ex-Japan, he left the firm last year “to take a year on the beach running triathlons,” joining Horizon21 only after his latest hedge fund venture failed to take off.
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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