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Partner, two traders leave energy hedge fund Sasco
By Reuters
04/21/2014 11:19:48 AM ET

WESTPORT, Conn. (Reuters)—The chief investment officer and two natural gas traders at Sasco Energy Partners have left the Connecticut-based energy fund, sources said on Thursday [April 17], the latest departures from a firm that has struggled to make a profit.
Ex-CFTC regulator Chilton joins DLA Piper law firm
By Reuters
04/15/2014 10:33:29 AM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Bart Chilton, an outspoken former regulator who spent more than six years as a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will join the law firm DLA Piper, the company said on Monday [April 14].
JPMorgan global commodities unit head Masters to leave: memo
By Reuters
04/02/2014 4:39:58 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Blythe Masters, one of Wall Street's most powerful women, is leaving JPMorgan Chase & Co. after a 27-year career that began as an intern in London and concludes with the sale of the multibillion-dollar commodities business she built.
UBS taps ex-Citadel exec Kolinsky for market making unit
By Reuters
03/26/2014 6:01:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—UBS AG is expected to hire former Citadel LLC executive Andy Kolinsky to run sales for its U.S. market-making unit out of Chicago, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
Itau Unibanco senior trader Okumura quits, takes team
By Reuters
03/12/2014 6:41:34 PM ET

SÃO PAULO (Reuters)—Fabio Okumura, a senior trader at Itaú Unibanco Holding SA's proprietary trading desk, resigned on Tuesday [March 11], taking with him an unspecified number of members of his team, two sources familiar with the situation said. Okumura left his position as director of trading at Itaú BBA SA, Itaú's wholesale and investment-banking unit, "voluntarily," the bank said in a statement sent to Reuters.
U.S. SEC taps ex-FINRA official as trading and markets head
By Reuters
02/14/2014 11:09:48 AM ET

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is close to naming lawyer and former regulator Stephen Luparello as head of its division that oversees exchanges, brokerages, and clearing agencies, according to people familiar with the situation.
Icahn Enterprises names Cozza as new chief executive
By Reuters
02/06/2014 12:23:21 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Icahn Enterprises L.P., activist investor Carl Icahn's publicly traded investment vehicle, said on Thursday [Feb. 6] that Keith Cozza will take over as president and chief executive officer, replacing Daniel Ninivaggi.
Jennifer Fan, former head of Arbalet commodities fund, joins Millennium
By Reuters
02/05/2014 3:16:38 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Jennifer Fan, a hedge fund manager specializing in finding relative value in energy and agriculture markets, has joined Millennium Management to continue that strategy after closing her own commodities fund last year, sources said on Wednesday [Feb. 5].
U.S. CFTC's top LIBOR cop to join New York law firm
By Reuters
01/30/2014 5:13:42 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—David Meister, who led the regulatory charge against investment banks for manipulating the LIBOR benchmark, will return to the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, the firm said on Thursday [Jan. 30].
Newedge's commodities, currencies chief leaves
By Reuters
12/12/2013 4:09:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Newedge Group's global commodities and currencies chief, John Fay, has left the U.S.-based futures brokerage ahead of a major ownership change.
Citigroup adds director with hedge fund, banking experience
By Reuters
12/11/2013 11:34:48 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Citigroup Inc. named Duncan Hennes, a co-founder of bank advisory firm Promontory Financial Group and a former CEO of Soros Fund Management, to its board of directors on Wednesday [Dec.
Jefferies wealth head Peters resigns to join hedge fund
By Reuters
12/10/2013 6:01:57 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Markman Peters, who joined Jefferies & Co. in 2009 to run and expand its wealth management business, is leaving to join a distressed debt hedge fund, according to two persons familiar with his plan.
Lawyer for Goldman's Tourre to join Kramer Levin
By Reuters
11/14/2013 10:18:26 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Sean Coffey, a New York attorney who represented investors in litigation over WorldCom Inc.'s collapse and defended former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre at trial, is joining the law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.
Obama picks Massad to head CFTC
By Reuters
11/12/2013 2:00:30 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—President Barack Obama plans to name Timothy Massad, a lawyer who earned his spurs at the country's bank bailout program, as the next head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the swaps regulator in the U.S.
400 Capital hires Yeung for agency mortgage strategies
By Reuters
11/12/2013 12:13:38 PM ET

BOSTON (Reuters)—Hedge fund 400 Capital, which invests primarily in residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, hired a new executive to position itself to make money in mortgage-backed securities issued by government sponsored agencies like Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae. The firm, founded and run by Chris Hentemann, told clients in its third-quarter letter, which seen by Reuters, that it has hired Jason Yeung to lead agency mortgage strategies.
CFTC's Chilton says he plans to leave agency 'in the near future'
By Reuters
11/05/2013 2:24:47 PM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission member Bart Chilton said on Tuesday [Nov. 5] that he has told President Barack Obama that he plans to leave the futures regulator soon.
Top U.S. SEC lawyer on 'Fabulous Fab' trial to join WilmerHale
By Reuters
10/10/2013 11:37:27 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Matthew Martens, the top trial lawyer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who led the agency to victory in its blockbuster civil fraud case against Goldman Sachs Vice President Fabrice Tourre, is joining the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.
Three London-based fund managers leave SAC Capital
By Reuters
10/02/2013 4:49:23 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Three portfolio managers who worked for Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors in London have left the hedge fund, which is currently fighting criminal insider trading charges.
Goldman, Ex-Mirae CIO to launch Asia long/short hedge funds
By Reuters
09/19/2013 11:03:56 AM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—Goldman Sachs Investment Partners and Cong Li, the former chief investment officer of Mirae Asset Global Investment (Hong Kong), are preparing to start separate Asian hedge funds as fund launches gather pace in the second half of the year in the region. Goldman is raising money for Oryza Capital, an Asia-focused long/short equities hedge fund it set up this month, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Co-founder of defunct Diamondback launches new firm
By Reuters
09/17/2013 1:47:58 PM ET

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated throughout. NEW YORK (Reuters)—Richard Schimel will launch a new hedge fund later this year, less than 12 months after closing Diamondback Capital Management in the wake of an insider-trading investigation by the U.






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