Hedge Funds

Weiser to oversee Midwest consulting for Citigroup

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Former Managed Funds Association chairman Sam Weiser has joined Citigroup's prime brokerage unit as head of Midwest sales and a new consulting unit for small and start-up hedge funds.

Weiser, who will be based in Chicago, had already been running a consulting group called Foxdale Management. He is folding that business into his new effort and is expected to add further employees to his team.

Trained as an accountant, Weiser has worked in a variety of capacities within the industry, including Chicago-based marketing chief for Ranger Capital and chief of the former Donaldson, Lufkn & Jenrette's prime brokerage marketing