Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Dec 15 2009 | 5:17am ET
One of the most prominent husband-and-wife teams in the hedge fund industry is no more. Martin Coward, who co-founded quantitative hedge fund shop IKOS Asset Management with his wife, has left the firm.
Coward, who served as chairman and chief investment officer of the firm he helped set up 17 years ago, plans to start his own hedge fund.
“I have decided to leave Ikos to recreate my vision of a research focused team with talented, experienced professionals,” Coward told Albourne Partners. “I plan to establish a smaller investment management company to manage family and other assets.”
Elena Ambrosiadou, Coward’s wife and the head of IKOS, told the Daily Telegraph, “Martin is serving up to 12 months’ notice with further agreement and goodwill.”
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 ...