Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Oct 12 2006 | 3:17pm ET
The Blackstone Group today has hired John Cavoores to serve as a senior advisor in the firm’s private equity group. Most recently, Cavoores, a 27-year veteran of the insurance industry, was the chief executive officer of OneBeacon Insurance Group.
Prakash Melwani, senior managing director at Blackstone, commented, “We are excited to welcome John to the Blackstone team. His extensive background in insurance both in the United States and abroad will be an invaluable asset to our private equity team.”
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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