Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 13 2006 | 10:20am ET
New York-based fund of funds firm MayerCap has named Eldon Mayer, the firm's co-founder, as chief investment officer. Alex Boguslavsky, portfolio manager of the firm's corporate financing fund, has joined the investment committee along with Mayer and Ron Panzier, a co-founder and chief risk officer.
Panzier commented that Eldon "is our most experienced hedge fund investor and macro thinker." He was CIO for many years at his former firm, Lynch & Mayer, Inc., where he managed and oversaw a number of hedge funds as well as over $6 billion of mid- and large-cap growth equities for institutional clients.
Panzier served at Lynch & Mayer as CFO and COO of the firm's hedge fund group.
MayerCap (formerly known as Mayer & Hoffman) manages The High Alpha Fund and The Corporate Financing Fund, and sub-advises a separately managed account on behalf of Comerica Bank and Munder Capital Management. The firm focuses on newer and specialized hedge funds.
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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