The one instance where politics and money don’t mix May18

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How Pension Placement Agent Exploited Political Ties (Update1) – Bloomberg.com. May 18, 2009   Kudos to Bloomberg to an excellent review of where we are with the placement agent model and the use of the politically connected to  make introductions.   – Apparently the well-connected politically – democrats mostly – have spent their time in… Read more »

Cap-intro Takes Page from Live Nation Model May8

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HF Alert reports that Goldman Sachs is planning an all-star cap-intro event next week.  They appear to have pulled a page directly from the Live Nation concert playbook.  Instead of taking risks with smaller acts in small venues – LN prefers to book aerosmith, Madonna, Cold Play, U2 pay them well and book ginormous venues…. Read more »

Hedge Connection offers Marketing Platforms to Lighthouse Prime Services Clients Mar18

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Today we issued an important announcement. Not only a significant development for our company but also a significant development in the rapid development and transformation of the hedge fund services sector.   As the major prime brokerages cut down on services to clients, specifically smaller funds, our partnership with Lighthouse offers their clients a turn-key… Read more »