Monday, 20 October 2014
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Nov 2 2006 | 11:56am ET
New York-based Investcorp has added Silverback Asset Management to its single-manager hedge fund platform as part of a strategic partnership. Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Silverback is the third hedge fund to join the platform, following Interlachen Capital Group and Cura Capital Management.
“Silverback is an important addition to our single-manager platform,” said Investcorp co-head of asset management Ibrahim Gharghour. “We are long-time investors in convertible arbitrage strategies and find this space offers attractive investment opportunities.”
Silverback chief investment officer Elliot Bossen will lead the new partnership, which include a total of five team members.
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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