Sotheby’s will be hosting chaos next month. The famed auction house will be the site of former hedge funder Richard Hurowitz’s inaugural conference, “Opportunities from Chaos,” on Oct. 17. The event, which will include economist Nouriel Roubini, Saba Capital’s Boaz Weinstein and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov and others from the world of finance,...
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- Sotheby’s to host hedge fund conference
By Carleton English - Sunday Sep 17, 2017
- Bacon’s Moore Capital fires workers amid hedge-fund woes
By Carleton English - Thursday Jul 13, 2017
Louis Bacon’s hedge fund just got a little leaner. The billionaire’s Moore Capital Management cut 30 jobs at its New York and London offices, a spokesperson for the firm confirmed. Moore Capital’s headcount reduction accounts for 7 percent of the $13.4 billion fund’s 427 person workforce. “Like many firms in our industry, Moore Capital Management...
Capital campaigns that fund more than buildings
Wednesday May 31, 2017
Graduating, finding the love of your life, having a child, losing a loved one, hiring a new executive director, developing a new strategic plan, and launching a significant capital campaign. What do these events have in common? They are all transformative milestones that significantly alter the course of the future.
While some milestones in an organization’s life are unavoidable– the retirement of a board chair or executive director, for instance– others like strategic planning or capital campaigns are sparked by the vision, discipline, and drive of determined leaders within the organization. They are pregnant with possibilities.
During a capital campaign, huge amounts of money are typically raised to support projects that would likely never happen without a big push forward: new buildings, endowments, the funding of life-saving research, or the acquisition of other agencies. But what about leveraging your capital campaign to fund significant changes within your organization too?
During my June 21 webinar with Andrea Kihlstedt, President of Capital Campaign Masters, we’ll unpack how a capital campaign can be a great opportunity to jumpstart progress on internal projects too by funding the restructuring of a team, a rebrand, a new website, or other critical infrastructure projects. It’s free to sign up-- won’t you join us?
- Martin Shkreli is found guilty of fraud
By Stephanie Clifford and Colin Moynihan - Friday Aug 4, 2017
NEW YORK — Martin Shkreli, accused of defrauding his hedge fund investors and a pharmaceutical company, was convicted on three of eight counts on Friday, after a five-week trial in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y.Shkreli was accused of securities and wire fraud related to two hedge funds he ran, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare.The prosecution brought forth an “avalanche” of evidence, as prosecutor Jacquelyn Kasulis put it in her rebuttal argument, that included a threatening letter he sent to the wife of a former employee, statements he sent to MSMB investors showing great returns at the same time he had no money in fund accounts, three versions of a backdated agreement to make it look as if MSMB Capital had invested in Retrophin when it had not, as well as claims about assets under management that were wildly out of line with his actual fund size.
- Black Fellowship Students Headed From HBCUs to VC Boardrooms
By Bernadette Tansey - Tuesday Oct 10, 2017
In mid-October, eleven college students will be flying to California for an opportunity that would be the envy of any Ivy League MBA candidate—they’ll meet the venture capital firm partners who will personally mentor them throughout the school year. The students—all but one are undergraduates—come from campuses in Prairie View, Texas; Tallahassee, Florida; and Nashville, […]
- Hedge fund manager closes firm to pursue politics
By Carleton English - Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
Connecticut needs a hedge fund manager to solve its problems. That’s according to 48-year-old David Stemerman, who said Tuesday he will shut down his hedge fund, Conatus Capital, to explore a gubernatorial run — even though the state’s fiscal woes have been partly blamed on the downturn in the hedge fund industry. “Connecticut … is...