Thu, Sep 3, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Former HFSB chairman Antonio Borges passed away

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

amb
Antonio Borges
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

According to the Hedge Fund Standard Board’s August 2013 newsletter, Antonio Borges passed away on 25th August at the age of 63. He had been the first chairman of the HFSB when it was founded in 2008, the announcement says, a role which he kept until December 2010.

"He provided outstanding leadership in spearheading the signatory campaign in Europe at the time when the HFSB was making its first steps," the announcement says. "Thanks to his contribution major European hedge funds committed to the Hedge Fund Standards."

Mr. Borges spent most of his academic career at INSEAD, the business school in Fontainebleau, France which he joined in 1986 and where he was dean from 1995 to 2000. He also worked as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Portugal, vice chairman at Goldman Sachs, Director of the European Department of the International Monetary Fund and a director of several European and American companies.

He resigned from his IMF post in November 2011, after being diagnosed with cancer the previous year. Ms. Christine Lagarde, the current managing director of the IMF, issued a condolence statement.

More recently, he advised the Portuguese Government on privatisation programmes. He leaves a......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Cliff Asness attracts $360 million as liquid alternative funds hold up[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: As U.S. stocks suffered their worst month in more than three years in August, Clifford Asness’s managed futures fund was able to profit. Investors are taking notice. The $9.12 billion AQR Managed Futures Strategy Fund pulled in an estimated $360 million in net subscriptions last

  2. Performance - Einhorn and Loeb's hedge funds both decline 5% in August, Some target-date funds miss in the market turmoil[more]

    Einhorn and Loeb's hedge funds both decline 5% in August From Reuters.com: Hedge fund billionaires David Einhorn and Daniel Loeb saw their main funds lose roughly 5 percent in August during a dramatic market sell off, two people familiar with their returns said on Monday. Einhorn's

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: When the SEC calls, fund managers need to get out of their own way[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: New pressure is hitting alternative investment funds from all angles. So far this month both hedge fund and private equity players have seen enforcement actions, and subsequent fines over fees, disclosures, and misleading statements. Citi one of the biggest

  4. Fortress hedge fund manager David Dredge says markets trouble on the way[more]

    From AFR.com: David Dredge of global hedge fund Fortress has built a career studying, predicting and protecting against the world's major financial crises. The recent convulsions in global sharemarkets are "just the beginning" of a painful adjustment as money drains from the emerging market economie

  5. North America - Puerto Rico agency plans talks with hedge fund creditors[more]

    From WSJ.com: Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank is planning to begin confidential debt-restructuring talks with hedge funds that own its bonds as early as next week, said a person familiar with the matter. The parties are set to discuss a plan under which the investors would lend additional

 

banner