Highbridge COO resigns


Robert Caruso, the chief operating officer of Highbridge Capital Management, has resigned from the firm after six years.

“This decision is a very difficult one for me, but it is time to move on to the next chapter of my career,” Caruso wrote in an e-mail to colleagues and associates this week. Caruso said he would remain a senior advisor to Highbridge throughout 2008.   

Caruso, a member of the firm’s board of directors since 2002, has been chairman of the firm’s operating committee and a member of the firm’s management and markets committee. He is also a managing