Volcker rule catalyst for hedge fund development

Mariner continues to see opportunities as banks divest businesses

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Not many hedge fund managers have a statue of Paul Volcker on their desk. Fewer have probably approached him and thanked him for introducing the Volcker rule. William Michaelcheck, founder, partner, co-chief investment officer and chairman of Mariner Investment Group, is that manager.

For Michaelcheck, the Volcker rule has “created tremendous opportunities for people like us. We’re able to hire incredibly talented people who can no longer work in banks as their departments close.”

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