Monday, 27 April 2015
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Oct 23 2009 | 12:13pm ET
A pair of JPMorgan Chase veterans have launched a fixed-income hedge fund focused on the former Soviet Union.
Alcantara Asset Management was founded last year by Sergey Grechishkin and Andrei Taskin. Its maiden fund, which debuted three months ago, invests in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, the three largest economies in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
“It’s a very under-serviced market,” Grechishkin told Euromoney. “There are very few specialists in CIS debt.”
Alcantara is regulated by the U.K. Financial Services Authority.
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…