Feb 25 2013 | 2:32pm ET
Before founding his current venture—Ridgefield, Conn.-based boutique investment manager Simple Alternatives—Jim Dilworth worked on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange; helped Reuters build out its Globex platform; worked at GAM vet Clark Winter's fund hedge funds; headed his own, Charles Schwab-backed alternative investment firm; and worked at institutional fund of funds Common Sense Investment Management. Over that time, he tells FINalternatives Senior Reporter Mary Campbell, he came to respect “smaller long/short equity-focused guys with significant short-selling experience.” And when started his own mutual fund of hedge funds—the $68 million S1 fund, which returned 6.2% in 2012—those were the managers he sought.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…