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Sciens Capital Management’s Dufresne is gobbling up hedge funds in the wake of market volatility.
Farmland investments such as the new ACM Permanent Crop Fund can attract institutions by combining social responsibility and commercial promise.
Chicago-based financial holding company Northern Trust Corp. has named Katherine Ellis Nixon as CIO for personal financial services.
Fiduciary Trust Company International has selected Paul Napoli as a new director of its board.
Lazard names Andrew Eberhart research director of wealth management unit.