Hedge Funds

Quartet of new Maverick analysts

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Maverick Capital added four new analysts to its staff over the third quarter. Riad Abrams, a senior analyst in the firm's retail stock-picking group, previously worked as an analyst in Blackstone's principal investment group. Mike Crandall, a semi-conductor specialist who formerly worked for Pequot Capital Management, has joined the technology group as a senior analyst. Josh Weiner has joined Maverick's media and telecom unit from Morgan Stanley and Adam Wolfman, a technology analyst in the firm's Japan-Asia group, moved to Maverick from Lehman Brothers, where he was an associate in the semi-conductor capital equipment group.