Friday, 22 May 2015
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Feb 11 2009 | 2:40am ET
Hedge funds are tightening their belts, and at Centaurus Capital that means letting go of several luminaries.
The London-based activist hedge fund shop has jettisoned its advisory board, which it created in flusher times, in the summer of 2007. That means former Spanish Prime Minister José Maria Azner and former British Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke are off the payroll.
Aznar led Spain from 1996 until 2004, when he was turfed out of office due to his support for the war in Iraq. Clarke headed the British Treasury for four years until the Conservative Party’s defeat in 1997. He is currently shadow business secretary.
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…