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Nov 24 2008 | 1:42am ET
Barclays has cut its U.S. prime brokerage staff by 30% as it eyes a major contraction in the hedge fund industry.
About 100 jobs were cut at the capital markets prime services unit in New York two weeks ago. According to Bloomberg News, the layoffs were part of a restructuring to adjust for changes in the industry, and not an effort to eliminate redundancies with Lehman Brothers’ prime brokerage, which Barclays acquired from the bankrupt firm in September.
All told, Barclays said it plans to cut some 3,000 jobs in the U.S.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…