May 23, 2017 • moneymarketing.co.uk
Former FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley has resurfaced in the world of finance as an adviser for a Hong-Kong based hedge fund. Wheatley took the helm of the FCA when it was formed in 2013 after holding senior roles at predecessor regulator the Financial Services Authority. However, he resigned in July 2015 after then Chancellor George Osborne refused to renew his contract, citing the need for “different leadership” at the top of the regulator. After a 12-month notice period and ... Full investment news article
May 12, 2017 • finalternatives.com
Jerry Del Missier’s Copper Street Capital is reportedly opening to external capital and hopes to bring assets under management to more than $500 million. The London-based hedge fund, which concentrates on event-driven opportunities in the financial services sector, launched two years ago with $100 million of internal capital following Del Missier’s stint as co-CEO of Barclays investment bank. He left Barclays in 2012 shortly after the departure of Bob Diamond. Copper Street is up 9.4% so far this year through ... Full investment news article
May 05, 2017 • news.efinancialcareers.com
There’s a new hot job in town, and so far hedge funds and buy-side firms are beating investment banks to the punch. There’s a new and increasingly important job in financial services – the head of machine learning. Hedge funds, investment banks and large asset managers are creating these roles and battling for expertise in big data, data science and AI, but the buy-side is currently winning the battle. Man Group’s appointment of William Ferreira in the newly-created role of head of ... Full investment news article
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May 04, 2017 • finalternatives.com
Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is reportedly hoping to raise $1.6 billion for a new fund that will be dedicated to investments in the financial services sector. The dedicated vehicle would be the company’s first to target the sector, according to a Bloomberg article citing unidentified individuals familiar with the matter. Marketing efforts are apparently underway and the firm is aiming for an initial close this December, the article added. Full investment news article
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May 03, 2017 • greentechmedia.com
Lord Adair Turner thinks he can convince policymakers around the world to embrace a renewable energy transition. Turner is no stranger to the workings of government. A member of the House of Lords, he was formerly chairman of the U.K.'s financial services regulator, its pension commission, and its national committee on climate change. Full investment news article
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