Monday, 30 March 2015
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Dec 23 2008 | 2:27am ET
The second time might not be the charm for John Meriwether. The Long-Term Capital Management founder’s JWM Partners is losing more than half its partners and will slash staff following a year of big losses.
The Greenwich, Conn.-based hedge fund told investors that four of its seven partners are to leave next year, The Wall Street Journal reports. In addition, the firm plans to cut 10 of its 35 jobs early in the new year.
Partners Lawrence Hilibrand and John Tsai will leave sometime after New Year’s Day, according to the Dec. 17 letter. Founding partner Arjun Krishnamacher is expected to depart by March 31 while CFO Andrew Geisert will leave sometime after March 31.
JWM’s flagship Relative Value Opportunity Portfolio lost 42.78% through November, leaving it with $554.8 million in assets. The firm limits withdrawals to one-eight of total assets at each quarterly redemption date.
Meriwether founded JWM in 1999, shortly after the collapse of LTCM.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…