Category Archives: People Moves

Co-Founder Of Blackstone’s Hedge Fund Arm To Step Down To Start A Family Office

New York ( – One of the founders of Blackstone’s alternative credit platform, GSO, is leaving the company to found a family office to invest capital and work alongside management teams. Doug Ostrover will step down as a Senior Managing […]

29 Hedge Funds opened in Florida in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Miami and South Florida is back in the news as the area continues to attract hedge funds and financial companies. In a column named “Hedge funds eye Florida’s ‘New Manhattan’“, CNBC’s hedge and private equity funds […]

The Revolving Door: Fed Chief Bernanke To Advise At Hedge Fund Citadel

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment, the hedge fund founded by billionaire Ken Griffin and one of the largest on Wall Street with over $25 billion in assets under management, has hired former chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke […]

Hedge Fund People: Jennifer Cahill Joins Investcorp

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products with approximately $11 billion in assets under management, today announced that Jennifer Cahill has joined the firm’s Hedge Funds business as a Managing Director within its […]

David Burnett Appointed as Head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Europe, Middle East and Africa

To support the continued momentum of Northern Trust’s hedge fund administration business, Northern Trust (Nasdaq:NTRS) has appointed David Burnett as head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based in London, Burnett will lead […]

Former Federal Reserve Governor Joins NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former Federal Reserve governor Jeremy C. Stein has agreed to consult at $20 billion hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management, the Wall Street Journal reports. Stein is also a Harvard economics professor. The WSJ says: “Hedge funds, […]

Hedge Fund People: Rothschild Asset Management Appoints New CEO

New York ( – Michael Woods has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group Most recently, Woods was Head of the Americas, Global Client Group for Deutsche […]

Casey Quirk Expands Hedge Fund Advisory Presence In New York City

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund consultant specialist Casey Quirk has opened new, larger offices in New York following a 67 percent growth in overall headcount over the past three years. The new offices will occupy the entire 22nd floor […]

Investcorp Hedge Funds Group Hires Gregory Berman

  New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp has hired hedge fund specialist Gregory Berman as the firm’s Hedge Funds business as a Principal and Co-Head of Fundamental Strategies. In his role, Berman will be responsible for developing and managing Investcorp’s Equity, […]

Former SEC Chief Accountant Rejoins Hedge Fund Marketplace

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Jaime L. Eichen, former Chief Accountant for the Division of Investment Management at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has rejoined EY as a Partner in the Professional Practice Group with a focus on the […]

Biotech Hedge Fund Founder Shot In New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The founder and managing member of Wainscott Capital Partners was discovered shot to death in his New York apartment over the weekend, police said. The NYPD said that the victim, Thomas Gilbert Sr, was allegedly shot in the […]

Former BlackRock, Macquarie Heads To Launch Asia Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The former head of BlackRock’s Scientific Active Equity department in Hong Kong announced plans to start hedge fund Zentific Investment Management, a Pan Asia Market Neutral fund with capital from institutional clients, founding partners and his own HS Sponsor […]