Monday, 20 October 2014
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Sep 10 2008 | 11:11am ET
FrontPoint Partners has added a technology investment team headed by a former Andor Capital portfolio manager.
The Morgan Stanley-owned hedge fund shop hired Mark Bertagnolli this month to lead its 16th investment team, according to an internal memo. Bertagnolli joins from Andor, where he most recently served as communications sector head. Prior to joining Andor, he covered broadband communications semiconductor companies as an analyst at Salomon Smith Barney.
At FrontPoint, Bertagnolli and his New York- and California-based team of analysts will manage a long/short equity strategy focused on the global technology sector. The concentrated portfolio will use a fundamental research approach.
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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