Chicago-based independent futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO) has hired industry veteran Daniel Staniford as Executive Director, responsible for the firm’s institutional business development in New York and London.
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Mar 10 2006 | 12:00am ET
Hedge fund managers take heed: “Ignore the press at your peril,” warned Thomas Walek, president of public relations firm Walek & Associates and co-author of a recently released report on hedge funds and the media. Walek, speaking at a hedge fund conference in Dubai this week, said that the new hedge fund regulations that came into play on Feb. 1 have allowed for greater media transparency.
“Already in 2006 we are seeing a big increase in hedge funds interacting with the media,” he said.
Other interesting findings in the survey include the following:
In response to the Walek poll, we here at FINalternatives thought it would be fun to conduct our own, non-scientific poll. Here are the results: