Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 12 2006 | 3:16pm ET
Private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners has hired the chief executive of online medical information provider WebMD as a senior advisor.
Roger Holstein, who has led WebMD for the past eight years, will advise the firm on investment opportunities in the internet, media, consumer and healthcare products and services sectors.
Vestar, which has offices in New York, Denver, Boston, Paris and Milan, has approximately $7 billion in funds under management.
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...