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Keith Danko Quoted in Bloomberg on Paulson’s First Loss Bet

First loss is rapidly becoming popular, though many still don’t understand its mechanics. Bloomberg reports that John Paulson has signed up with three of the industry’s top first-loss providers. Witherspoon Partners Founding Partner Keith Danko shared his thoughts on the topic, as quoted in this Bloomberg headline story from April 23, 2018: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/paulson-levers-up-bets-seeking-big-fees-while-risking-his-money

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Witherspoon’s Marketing Plan for the New Year

Witherspoon Partners New Year’s Marketing Plan: From January 2018 Emerging Manager Monthly Emerging Manager Monthly published a special report in its January 2018 issue, “A Look Inside Emerging Manager Programs.” In it Witherspoon Partners’ Founder and Managing Partner Keith Danko shares New Year’s marketing resolutions in a guest column (“Making Your Marketing Plan for the …

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Renaissance’s Medallion Made a Stunning Shift After Trump’s Election

Renaissance’s Medallion Made a Stunning Shift After Trump’s Election Witherspoon Partners Founding Member Keith Danko quoted in this August 16th Bloomberg piece on the fabled and opaque quant fund Medallion: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-16/renaissance-s-medallion-made-stunning-shift-after-trump-election

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Witherspoon Partners Chosen as Workshop Host, Counsels Emerging Managers

For the second consecutive year, Witherspoon Partners has been invited to present a workshop for emerging managers at the Opal Emerging Manager Summit South, taking place in Austin, Texas on November 7th (www.opalgroup.net). The conference is one of two annual events hosted by Opal specifically tailored to emerging hedge fund managers and those who invest …

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Witherspoon Partners Expands Team in U.S. and Asia

PRINCETON, NJ—Witherspoon Partners is pleased to announce that it has expanded its team to include two new senior executives, Jim Butler and Sebastian Man. In addition, Phoebe Outerbridge was promoted to Managing Director of the firm. Jim Butler joins Witherspoon as Senior Managing Director. Jim has a 35-year track record in institutional fixed income sales, …

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Witherspoon Partners to Present at National Industry Events

Witherspoon Partners has been invited to present a workshop for emerging managers at the Opal Emerging Manager Summit South in Austin, Texas on November 6th (www.opalgroup.net). The conference is one of two annual events hosted by Opal that caters to emerging hedge fund managers and allocators. At the workshop, the firm will discuss fund branding …

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Eigenvector Success Drives Expansion

Reprinted from Hedge Fund Alert (HFAlert.com), April 15, 2015 Value Investor Employs Quant Tools A long/short equity manager who takes a systematic approach to picking value stocks is getting ready to launch a commingled fund. Nathan Rex, who holds a Ph.D in physics, has been employing the strategy since 2011 — first at a family …

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Witherspoon’s Danko Featured in The Art of the CEO

Prometheus Publishing proudly announces the newest book in the BartsBooks Ultimate Business Guide’s series, “The Art of the CEO” by author and publisher, Bart Jackson. Top Chief Executive Officers from across the globe, such as Eric Schmidt of Google, reveal proven techniques for overcoming their ultimate leadership challenges. Top CEO’s featured in “The Art of …

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Cybergistics Looks to the Future of Medical Records

Reprinted from the January 23, 2013, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper Cybergistics Looks to the Future of Medical Records by Bart Jackson At Princeton Hospital, a surgeon makes her initial incision and does not like what she sees. Surgeons hate surprises. With scalpel poised, she calls for the file of the patient’s hernia operation from …

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