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Michigan State University Hires its First Chief Investment Officer

Jan 11th, 2016 | Filed under: Institutional Asset Management, Institutional Investing, Practitioners, Who's Who

By Charles Skorina   Michigan State University announced the appointment of Philip Zecher as Chief Investment Officer on Friday, December 18th, 2015. Philip Zecher has just been appointed MSU’s first-ever chief investment officer, reporting directly to Dr. Lou Anna K. Simon, MSU’s president. The trustees announced the appointment on Friday and PhilRead More


Clash of the Hedge Funds: BioPharm Wars

Dec 1st, 2015 | Filed under: Equity Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds, Newly Added, Personalities in AI, Practitioners

CLVS fell nearly 70% on adverse news from the FDA. The tricky call for investors is whether the drop was (a) just enough, (b) not yet enough, or (c) perhaps too much to discount this blow. Two savvy analysts have recently expressed sharply opposed views on this.Read More


Clifford Asness

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Clifford Asness Co-founder, AQR Capital.  Was Managing Director and Director of Quantitative Research for the Asset Management Division at Goldman Sachs.  Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago. Eugene Fama’s student and teaching assistant. Applied Quantitative Research Bio (AQR Capital) Research (SSRN)


Peter Bernstein

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Peter Bernstein Although technically an investment practitioner, Bernstein’s significant contribution to the field of investing takes the form of his two chronicles of modern finance: Capital Ideas and the recently released Capital Ideas Evolving.  In these books, he accomplishes the previously unthinkable: 500+ pages of financial history and theory with zero pagesRead More


Angelo Calvello

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Angelo Calvello Former Executive VP, North America, Man Investments.  Six years with State Street Global Advisors where he helped build the firm’s portable alpha and hedge fund businesses. Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)


Jack Coates

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Jack Coates Head of Portable Alpha, Managing Director, Portable Alpha Team, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners.  Former head of pension plan for Weyerhaeuser. Morgan Stanley AIP Portable Alpha Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)    


Alexander Ineichen

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Alexander Ineichen Managing Director and Senior Investment Officer at UBS Alternative Investment Solutions. Author of Absolute Returns & Asymmetric Returns.  Board of Directors of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIAA). Bio (CAIA) UBS Alternative & Quantitative Investments Asymmetric Returns (2006) Absolute Returns (2002) Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)


Lars Jaeger

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Lars Jaeger Partner and Head of the alternative beta strategies, Partners Group, Switzerland.  Author of several leading hedge funds publications. Bio (Partners Group) Research (SSRN) Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)               


Eric Sorensen

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Eric Sorensen President and Chief Executive Officer of PanAgora, and a member of the firm’s Investment and Management Committees.  Prior to joining PanAgora, was the Chief Investment Officer of Structured Equity, and Director of Quantitative Research at Putnam Investments. Bio (PanAgora) PanAgora Interview (Pensions & Investments) Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)


Barton Waring

Jul 15th, 2008 | Filed under: Hall of Fame, Practitioners, Who's Who

Barton Waring Managing director and head of the Client Advisory Group at Barclays Global Investors.  Previously, head of Ibbotson Associates. Bio (Yale Alumni Association) Research (SSRN) Relevant Postings (AllAboutAlpha.com)