Bear People Re-Employed
Hedge fund notables land at other firms.
As Bear Stearns Cos. crumpled in March and was absorbed almost overnight by JPMorgan Chase & Co., thousands of employees lost their jobs. But some notable Bear professionals landed squarely on their feet. Among them: Melissa Ko, head of the $1.3 billion Bear Stearns Emerging Markets Macro Fund, who had been planning a move well before the demise of the bank.