Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Oct 6 2008 | 9:24am ET
Citadel Investment Group isn’t the only alternative investment firm on a hiring spree. Brevan Howard Asset Management has added a slew of executives, portfolio managers and traders this year, according to recent filings.
The firm has added Philippe Lespinard as a partner and Luigi Buttiglione as head of global strategy. The former was deputy CEO of Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, while the latter joined from Fortress Investment Group.
Brevan has also boosted its India-focused team with a pair of hires. Vilas Gadkari and Krishnan Sadasivam have joined the firm to work on a planned Indian equities fund, alongside portfolio manager Rommie Bhutani. Gadkari, who will co-manage the fund with Bhutani, is a co-founder of Rubicon Fund Management, while Sadasivam co-founded KDA Capital.
Brevan also hired Tim Whyte, forermly of Sofaer Capital, as a trader, as well as several other traders and analysts.
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 ...