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.
Monday, 5 December 2016
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Nov 5 2008 | 3:08am ET
Hours after putting out some good news, Och-Ziff Capital Management came back with a whole slew of bad.
The New York-based hedge fund said its four major funds also posted losses last month, as it shed assets under management. The firm aid its assets stood at $28.3 billion on Nov. 1, down 7.2%.
It also said that its flagship hedge OZ Master Fund lost 6.63% last month, doubling its year-to-date loss, which now stands at 12.04%. Its OZ Asia Master Fund plummeted 11.8% in October (down 26.7% YTD), while its OZ Europe Master Fund shed 5.14% (down 13.13% YTD). Its OZ Global Special Investments Master Fund lost 2.5% (down 5.42% YTD).
Despite the poor performance and decline in assets, Och-Ziff said its management fees rose 13% to $149 million.