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Jun 27 2008 | 8:04am ET
Hedge fund administrator OpHedge Investment Services is centralizing its operational risk management with a new hire.
Scott Gyllensten was named the Rye Brook, N.Y.-based firm’s first director of operational risk. A lawyer, Gyllensten most recently served as head of operational risk for the Americas at Royal Bank of Scotland’s global banking and markets group.
“Given our ongoing growth, and our commitment to controlling operational risk, we clearly saw the importance of having a fully-dedicated, senior-level executive to lead this effort, OpHedge CEO Peter Sanchez said. “OpHedge is delighted to have someone of Scott’s experience and caliber fill this role.”
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.