Thursday, 28 August 2014
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May 5 2009 | 3:59pm ET
Citadel Investment Group is continuing to fortify its ranks with the addition of three more Wall Street vets. The Chicago-based hedge fund is beefing up its equities desk with the addition of two Bank of America traders and one BofA salesman, according to Reuters.
The three new hires—who all fell under the BofA umbrella when the firm acquired Merrill Lynch late last year—are James Boyle, global head of equity-linked trading, Brad Kurtzman, head of equity index trading, and Brennan Warble, head of equity sales for the Americas.
Just last week, Citadel announced it was getting into the investment banking business with the addition of three senior bankers to help launch its new division. Todd Kaplan, who joined Citadel in March, has assumed the role of head of investment banking for Citadel Securities, reporting to Rohit DSouza, CEO of Citadel Securities. Kaplan previously held senior management positions at Merrill Lynch, including head of global leveraged finance, capital markets & financing, global principal investments and corporate finance.
Fellow Merrill alumni Brian Maier and Carl Mayer have also joined Citadel as head of industry groups and head of leveraged finance, respectively. Both will report to Kaplan.
D’Souza said in a statement that the new unit is part of an effort to form a “leading, fully integrated, client-facing franchise across investment banking and institutional sales and trading.”
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...