Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Apr 29 2008 | 12:47pm ET
Blue Oar Asset Management has hired Mercury Asset Management’s Adrian Akers to run its first hedge fund.
Akers will manage a European long/short equity offering, expected to launch in the third quarter, Citywire reports. At Mercury, he headed the charities department, and has also worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management and Wells Fargo.
BOAM, the new asset management division of investment bank Blue Oar, is also currently prepping a long-only British mid-cap fund for launch in May.
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…