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Get an Insider's View on Managing a Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards to Speak on March 12

Feb 28, 2012


The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes Bruce Richards, co-managing partner & CEO of Marathon Asset Management, to speak on Monday, March 12, 2012, on “An Insider’s View of How to Manage a Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund.” Richards will discuss Marathon’s growth since its founding in 1998, the alternative investment marketplace, the current state of the markets, and investment strategy. The presentation is sponsored by the school's Center for Financial Policy and is a free event, open to the entire Smith School community. Seating is limited, so please RSVP now to reserve your space.

Speaker Biography
Bruce Richards is the chief executive officer of Marathon Asset Management and is responsible for general oversight of $10+ billion of capital that the firm manages on behalf of its institutional investors. Marathon was founded in January 1998 by Bruce Richards and Louis Hanover, CIO; and focuses on the global credit markets with a focus on corporate debt (both performing and distressed debt) and the structured debt markets. Marathon employs 130 professionals and maintains its headquarters in New York, with investment offices in London and Singapore. Richards received his B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from Tulane University in 1982 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

“An Insider’s View of How to Manage a Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund”
Bruce Richards, Co-managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Marathon Asset Management
March 12, 2012

Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland, College Park 20742
1524 Van Munching Hall, Frank Auditorium

5:30 p.m. - Registration Opens
6 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Program Begins 

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