Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Apr 22 2009 | 9:30am ET
A pair of hedge fund veterans is taking advantage of an industry in flux by launching a firm specializing in due diligence. Lauri Martin and John Budzyna, founders of Precision Partners, will assist hedge fund managers prepare themselves for new institutional due diligence requirements.
Martin was previously the deputy head of structural risk for Union Bancaire Privée Alternative Investments, having spent eight years building and executing the firm’s due diligence program. Budzyna has served as the global head of the hedge fund industry practice at Arthur Andersen and subsequently at the hedge fund practice of Ernst & Young.
Most recently, he was a managing director at Deutsche Bank’s prime finance group as their global head of hedge fund consulting. Budzyna is also the president of Hedge Funds Cares, a charitable organization dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse.
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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