Monday, 30 March 2015
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Jul 2 2008 | 12:47pm ET
London-based asset manager New Star is getting a new alternative investments chief.
Donald Pepper will join New Star from Merrill Lynch International in September. He will lead its 10-member hedge fund team and oversee both its single-manager funds and funds of funds.
“Donald is a welcome addition to the hedge fund team and demonstrates the importance we attach to the growth of this area of our business,” New Star Chairman John Duffield said.
Meanwhile, another British asset manager is losing a top hedge fund manager.
Paul Findley, head of U.K. high alpha at Threadneedle, has resigned. Leigh Harrison will take over the high alpha team and Mark Westwood the U.K. Crescendo hedge fund until a permanent replacement is found.
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…