Tag: Hedge Fund

Once brilliant hedge fund managers starting to lose some sparkle

Once brilliant hedge fund managers starting to lose some sparkle

Several recent studies look at the art of money management. None of them are all that positive.

Breadstick-Gate: A day in the life of a salty activist hedge fund analyst

Breadstick-Gate: A day in the life of a salty activist hedge fund analyst

Think less emphasis on traditional issues concerning activist investors and more on salt, breadsticks and salad dressing.

The weird and fascinating scuffles involving the 1%

The weird and fascinating scuffles involving the 1%

Rarely are bankers ever afraid to duke it out in a courtroom over trivial or even head scratching events.

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

“I’m an Italian entrepreneur. Here’s why I come to London to boost my business skills”

I’m already a successful businessman, but every year I travel from Italy to London to boost my finance and leadership skills. This is why.

Investment bank’s expanding internal hedge fund hires Goldman Sachs trader

Investment bank’s expanding internal hedge fund hires Goldman Sachs trader

BTG Pactual has hired a senior Goldman Sachs trader as it continues to expand its London office.

What I learned in my first two years as a buy-side analyst

What I learned in my first two years as a buy-side analyst

We spoke to a former hedge fund analyst who was hired right out of school. Here's what he said you can expect when first entering the industry.

One hedge fund strategy is getting killed; another is killing it

One hedge fund strategy is getting killed; another is killing it

If you want to work in the hedge fund industry, macro funds may not be your best bet. Activist firms, on the other hand, are hotter than they’ve ever been

The hedge fund job you didn’t know you wanted that you probably can’t get

The hedge fund job you didn’t know you wanted that you probably can’t get

While the many who are turned away by the firm leave frustrated, those who earn job offers act like they have found the Promised Land.

Cheyne Capital raids the ranks of poker-playing hedge fund manager

Cheyne Capital raids the ranks of poker-playing hedge fund manager

Cheyne Capital, one of London’s most seasoned hedge funds, has swooped on senior employees of Meditor Capital Management, the $3bn fund that closed its European equities fund in…

Credit Suisse hires MD for equity derivatives business from defunct hedge fund

Credit Suisse hires MD for equity derivatives business from defunct hedge fund

Credit Suisse has made a senior equities hire, taking on a former partner at defunct hedge fund Occitan Capital Partners to lead its algorithmic trading volatility products business.…

Spate of unusual hires on the buy-side

Spate of unusual hires on the buy-side

All of a sudden, hedge funds and asset management firms have a few new job titles that need filling. And they’re not your normal trader or research analyst…

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