Adam Kahn in Bloomberg News

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This Hedge Fund Is Betting $280 Million on a 34-Year-Old Guy Dan Och still runs the show at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group. He’s the chief executive officer, the chairman of the board and very much the face of the hedge-fund powerhouse he founded more than two decades ago.

Big European banks are hiring to fill these roles in the U.S.

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European investment banks are, in theory, supposed to be making a play for a bigger share of the U.S. market. UBS says it’s still hiring on Wall Street, even as it keeps things steady elsewhere, and Deutsche Bank’s hiring freeze still means that it’s willing to invest in a senior banker state-side.

This is where private equity firms will be hiring in the U.S. in 2017

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Private equity firms’ on-cycle recruitment is becoming more competitive and kicks off earlier every year – for many investment banking analysts, the process begins as soon as they start on the training program. There are always the typical candidates with two years of investment banking experience moving into private equity and the post-MBA hires who P.E. […]

Battle of the buy-side: Why juniors now want to go into private equity, not hedge funds

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Hedge funds are losing the battle for the best and brightest young finance professionals to private equity. Both hedge funds and private equity firms are stepping up efforts to attract graduates and juniors in investment banks in order to train them up from scratch. But the performance issues that have dogged hedge funds over the past couple of years have not just […]

Hedge funds slow to adjust champagne tastes to beer budgets

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hedge funds have struggled of late to keep up their reputation as the sports cars of the investment world, often overtaken in the race for returns by the public buses of portfolios, index funds.