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Apr 13 2009 | 2:01am ET
A top UBS alternative investments executive has resigned from the Swiss bank. Alexander Ineichen, who has worked at UBS for more than two decades, has left the firm, Opalesque reports, although his destination is unclear.
Ineichen served as head of industry research for UBS Global Asset Management’s alternative and quantitative investments team. He covered hedge funds at the firm since 2000, and worked as global head of alternative investment research for UBS Investment Bank in London prior to joining A&Q. He has written two books, including Absolute Returns: The Risks and Opportunities of Hedge Fund Investing.
Before beginning to work in the alternatives space, Ineichen served on the equity derivatives, indices and capital flows desks at UBS in Zurich and London.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.