Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Aug 6 2008 | 9:27am ET
Hermes has added an experienced hedge fund executive to serve as its chairman.
Glyn Jones, who spend a few months in 2006 as CEO of Thames River Capital, and also oversaw the construction of a hedge fund boutique at Gartmore Investment Managers from 2000 until 2004, has joined the BT Pension Scheme-owned asset manager, succeeding Richard Bernays. Hermes has recently outlined plans to create a multi-boutique asset management stable, as well as for increased independence from the BT Pension.
“Glyn has strong tactical experience and will help us with our new strategy,” Hermes CEO Rupert Clarke said. “After his time at Thames River and Gartmore, he has a good perspective on the multi-boutique model—both the pitfalls and the bear traps.”
Jones left Thames River after just a few months when the hedge fund manager ditched plans to go public.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...