Thursday, 2 October 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.
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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