Hedgetracker – In this week’s hedge fund hire report, we look at firms that have recently added industry veterans to their teams. The investment firms covered in this report include: Harbinger Capital, SAC Capital Advisors and Crestwood Advisors.
First off is Philip Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners LLC. The activist hedge fund manager has hired Brad Kwong as a Managing Director in its New York office. Prior to joining Harbinger, Mr. Kwong spent almost 5 years at Tremblant Capital. Earlier in his career, he worked in the fixed division of Kidder Peabody, in addition to lengthy stints in the sports industry as CEO of Worldzap and Managing Director of the National Hockey League in Europe.