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Franklin Templeton appoints Head of Sales for EMEA
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(Hedgeweek) Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed George Szemere as its new Head of Alternative Sales, EMEA. To read this article:

This panel discussion looked at PE allocation, portfolio construction, manager selection, fee negotiation, position monitoring and performance benchmarking both from an LP’s and GP’s perspective


(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Wedbush Securities Inc. will pay a $250,000 penalty and has agreed to be censured to settle its failure to supervise charge in a pending administrative proceeding. According to the SEC’s March […]


Hedge funds up 0.89 per cent in March, says Eurekahedge  HedgeCo.net

(Hedgeweek) The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.89 per cent in February, bringing its year-to-date return to 3.26 per cent, according to the March ...


(Reuters) – Blackstone Group (BX.N) has raised $695 million from Mexican pension funds for its first two local private equity funds, filings showed, joining Black Rock and KKR & Co (KKR.N) in expanding in Mexico following regulatory changes. Several of […]


(Bloomberg) David Harding was a hedge fund pioneer whose quantitative models generated double-digit returns for decades. Today, he’s in the unusual position of having to reinvent his business all over again.The algorithms he built don’t work so well anymore.“It’s pretty […]


(Bloomberg) Whitebox Advisors LLC colleagues Cindy Delano and Amit Patel have teamed up to form a hedge fund focused on event-driven and special situations that could arise as credit markets tighten. Invictus Global Management, based in Austin, Texas, is launching […]


(Financial News) Deutsche Bank faces a fresh wave of departures in London as senior employees concede a merger with Commerzbank would spell the end of its global investment banking ambitions. Deutsche confirmed on March 17 that it has entered formal […]


(Seeking Alpha) Renaissance Technologies purchased 1.7 million shares of Visa stock last quarter. Other hedge fund managers, including Ken Griffin, Israel Englander, and Cliff Asness, have also built positions in the stock. Visa shares offer a lot of upside due […]


(eFinancial Careers) Among the biggest misconceptions about hedge funds is that everyone takes home massive seven-figure paychecks. The fact is, less than 10% earn more than $1 million annually. That said, reaching the upper ranks at a profitable hedge fund […]


(Fundfire) In this exclusive interview with FundFire, Vinod Paul, Chief Operating Officer of Align, and John Araneo, Managing Director, Align Cybersecurity, and General Counsel of Align, discuss the most significant cloud trend occurring in the investment industry today, as well […]


(Cision) Johan Nordenfalk, Chief Operating Officer (COO), will leave his employment and thereby Catella’s Group management for engagement outside of the company.”I would like to thank Johan for his long time and valuable efforts at Catella during the process of […]


'Trade of the century': Buy gold and sell stocks, top hedge fund says  Sydney Morning Herald

One of last year's best-performing hedge funds says the "trade of the century" is to buy gold and sell stocks as risk assets are due for another meltdown. It's only ...


Two scholars working with Bayesian probability theory recently published a fascinating discussion of market timing and portfolio efficiency. They have proposed what they call a “hierarchical ensemble learning portfolio.” Yes, that sounds rather heavy on the jargon. We’ll break it down a bit in what follows. The authors of theRead More


The assets under management (AUM) of the global hedge fund industry stood at $2,316.7bn as of February 2019, up roughly 1.1% year-to-date, in contrast to how the industry lost 6.3% of its assets in ...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York for New Managers: Delegates at the recent Opalesque Cayman Roundtable say that managers and service providers are rethinking business models in response to growing ...


Hedge Fund says it has spotted the 'trade of the century' (spoiler: buy gold, sell stocks)  ForexLive

The 'trade of the decade' is getting a bit old hat …. here comes the 'trade of the century'! (Can't wait for the next cab off the rank, trade of the millennium) By ...


Rubicon Fund Management, one of the world’s top-performing hedge funds during the credit crisis, is to shut its flagship fund amid tough trading conditions. The firm, one of the oldest hedge fund ...


Software upgrades aim to streamline data gathering, eliminate errors

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New CTA partner to become first private Dane in space

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One of last year's best-performing hedge funds says the "trade of the century" is to buy gold and sell stocks as risk assets are due for another meltdown. It's only a matter of time until the bearish ...


While far from institutionalised, big-name HF interest indicates space is set for broader push

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But if done without due consideration, it can increase risk and harm returns, warns InfraHedge

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Hedge Fund says the 'Trade of Century' is buying gold, selling stocks  ETF Daily News

One of last year's best-performing hedge funds says the "trade of the century" is to buy gold and sell stocks as risk assets. Check out the details.


The Lyft IPO is still a whole week away, and the company still lost almost a billion actual dollars last year, but that isn't stopping seemingly anyone from lining up to buy LYFT stock. Per the NY Post: Getting in on Lyft’s IPO has suddenly become harder than hailing a ride on a rainy night. The ...


Hedge-Fund Owner Steven Cohen Cuts Stake in Build-a-Bear Stock  Barron's

Cohen's Point72 Asset Management sold 2 million shares of the stuffed-toy retailer last week, slashing its stake by two-thirds.


The Baltimore-based quantitative hedge fund thinks the strategies could manage $1.5 billion of its money.

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Asian hedge funds and distressed debt strategies will drive investor demand in 2019.


Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Value Is Against the Bristol-Myers and Celgene Deal  Barron's

Activist hedge-fund investor Starboard Value is against Bristol-Myers Squibb's acquisition of Celgene. Wellington Management has also voiced opposition.


Judge Tosses Hedge Fund’s Lawsuit Against Neiman Marcus  Wall Street Journal

A Texas judge Tuesday dismissed a bondholder lawsuit against Neiman Marcus Group over the company's transfer of its MyTheresa e-commerce business ...


Report: Wall Street pressure prompted GM plant closures  People's World

WASHINGTON—Wall Street pressure, particularly from rich and secretive hedge funds and their managers, prompted the General Motors plant closures that will ...


Helen Doody has returned to Abbey Capital after one year at Kepos Capital

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Brian Yorke spent about 13 years at Bardin Hill

The post Bardin Hill head credit trader departs appeared first on HFM Week.


Energy PM Per Lekander parks enthusiasm for driverless cars

The post Lansdowne betting against Tesla amid electric car ‘hype’ appeared first on EuroHedge.



If This Is Failure, Show Me Success  Wall Street Journal

Starboard Value's example of a bad pharmaceuticals acquisition is highly debatable.


While the consensus is pointing to a recession in 2020 or 2021 … the fund says "We think it's a lot closer than that and we have a number of macro timing indicators that we look at." For example: ...


Unless you were watching something with Fox in the title, you have spent the last 24 hours of cable news coverage being bombarded by campaign appearances from a litany of Democratic candidates charging towards the White House.  With only 16 months until the convention, candidates like ...


Hedge Fund Veteran Says $130 Billion Bond May Just Fix Venezuela  Bloomberg

Venezuela watchers have floated plenty of ideas for fixing the economic and humanitarian crisis, from a bitcoin drop to an oil-for-food plan, but the idea of ...



Daniel Dangoor and Adam Carroll join hedge fund's London office

The post Brevan Howard bolsters PM team with two hires appeared first on HFM Week.


The former Russell Investments alternatives director in Tokyo is hopeful Japanese investors make their way back to hedge funds

The post Coffee With…Jiro Shimpo appeared first on AsiaHedge.


At the HFM Asia Operational Leaders Summit more than 200 hedge fund COOs shared their thoughts on the most pertinent topics impacting the industry. Here are the key takeaways

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Investment to fund M&A strategy and new technology

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HFM Insights took a detailed look at the plans hedge fund allocators and gatekeepers have for the year ahead in a recent research report. Here we explore the outlook for private wealth capital. James Sivyer, Senior Research Analyst, HFM Insights

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Some of the region’s largest fund manager’s make the case that an investor relations role is vital for an Asian hedge fund, regardless of its size

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Total asset flows in February were up 3.3%, driven largely by performance as investor interest in the region remains subdued

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Handling investor due diligence is getting tougher for hedge funds in Asia

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Asia’s hedge fund AuM is up year-on-year but has fallen more than $15bn in the past six months, according to AsiaHedge data

The post Asia’s assets wipeout on H2’s wave of volatility appeared first on AsiaHedge.


When Preserving Capital Is Wiser Than Growing It  ValueWalk

When it comes to investment performance, slow and steady generally wins the race when stretched out over long-term horizons. Even though this practice may ...


After promoting John Waldron, who has a full head of luxuriant hair, to president and COO earlier this year, we assumed Goldman Sachs would sit back and rest on its diversity laurels having finally ended the bigoted practice of letting only bald, white men hold power at 200 West Street. So color us ...


At Hedge Fund That Owns Trump Secrets, Clashes And Odd Math  Financial Advisor Magazine

The threat was blunt: Back off, or there will be trouble. The 2016 presidential campaign had just ended, and Michael Cohen was *fresh* off handling hush money ...


Now Morgan Stanley's European cap intro head left for a hedge fund  eFinancialCareers

With 2018 bonuses banked, it seems various people have decided now is the time to leave banking for a hedge fund. It's not just Goldman Sachs that's losing ...


Buy Gold, Sell Stocks Is the ‘Trade of Century’ Says One Hedge Fund  Bloomberg

One of last year's best-performing hedge funds says the “trade of the century” is to buy gold and sell stocks as risk assets are due for another meltdown.


INTL FCStone’s Singaporean subsidiary is to acquire the futures and options brokerage and clearing business of UOB Bullion and Futures Limited, a subsidiary of United Overseas Bank Limited. 


Hedge funds up 0.89 per cent in March, says Eurekahedge  HedgeWeek

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.89 per cent in February, bringing its year-to-date return to 3.26 per cent, according to the March 2019 ...


Judge Tosses Hedge Fund’s Lawsuit Against Neiman Marcus (The Wall Street Journal) A Texas judge Tuesday dismissed a bondholder lawsuit against Neiman Marcus Group over the company’s transfer of its ...


High-Yield Muni Market Passes a Key Test From Puerto Rico’s Sell-Off  Bloomberg

Over the past month, hedge funds and other investors dumped more than $2.5 billion of debt they received in Puerto Rico's record restructuring, a sell-off that ...


Chatham, Owner of National Enquirer, Adds Ex-SEC Lawyer Amid Review  Bloomberg

Chatham Asset Management, a hedge fund operator that owns the National Enquirer and is under review by securities regulators, is adding a general counsel ...


Texas Pacific Land Trust, one of the Permian Basin’s biggest landowners, is facing off against one of its largest shareholders over who will fill an open trustee job. Horizon Kinetics LLC, which owns ...


Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen seems less bullish on Build-a-Bear Workshop stock (ticker: BBW) now that the stuffed-toy retailer has disclosed its fourth-quarter results. Build-a-Bear said on ...


Hedge Funds Extend Winning Streak to a Second Month According to Backstop BarclayHedge  PR Web

Hedge funds extended their winning streak to a second month with a February return of 1.24%, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by ...


Investors are missing out on this stock market comeback, and that could fuel it further  CNBC

The strong stock market performance to start 2019 has yet to lure most investors back in from the sideline, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch ...


You’d think that, having made a fairly big splash in promising to completely and utterly transform the way American healthcare is delivered, first to the 1.2 million people who work for Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase, and then the other 327 million of us, Warren Buffett might have a ...


Rubicon Shutting Down 20-Year-Old Flagship Fund  Chief Investment Officer

One of London's oldest hedge funds is closing its flagship fund. Rubicon Fund Management has decided to close its 20-year-old Global fund due to rough ...


Bridgewater Makes a Bold Bet on Brazil  Chief Investment Officer

Typically known for touting China, the world's largest hedge fund is feeling a little bullish on another emerging market as of late. Strategists working at ...


Hedge fund-backed think tank Manhattan Institute publishes blog post sympathizing with killer the day after Christchurch attack  Eyes on the Ties

Manhattan Institute Chairman & Elliott Management CEO Paul E Singer (via Wikimedia Commons). Last week a magazine called City Journal published an ...


Ex-WhiteBox duo prep new debt fund; Canadian life insurers win reprieve over guaranteed rates; and more...

The post News round-up: LumX gives up Swiss licence appeared first on HFM Week.


Blackstone joins KKR and BlackRock in Mexico private equity fundraising  Reuters India

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Blackstone Group has raised $695 million (523.62 million pounds) from Mexican pension funds for its first two local private equity ...


Hedge funds pause oil buying as fresh doubts about the economy surface  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Hedge fund managers have become more cautious about buying oil since the end of February as doubts about the global economy resurface, dampening ...


RPT-Blackstone joins KKR and BlackRock in Mexico private equity fundraising  Reuters

Blackstone Group has raised $695 million from Mexican pension funds for its first two local private equity funds, filings showed, joining Black Rock and KKR ...


Jupiter Asset Management is changing the name and objective of the Monthly Income fund today (19 March) to reflect the fund's shift towards alternative investments.


StatPro Group, an AIM-listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has appointed Michael Anderson CFA as Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region.


Cobalt, a foreign exchange (FX) infrastructure based on shared ledger and high performance technology, has hired five experienced professionals to lead its drive to ‘re-engineer the FX market’.


Start your day with the Opening Bell powered by The Water Coolest. The Water Coolest is the preferred bathroom stall reading material of finance professionals. Sign up for the free daily newsletter. Oh, and BTW, The Water Coolest and Dealbreaker are giving away a Johnny Wall Street Starter Kit: 1x ...


Spectron FX Fund will be managed by Chuan Hong

The post Opim launches G10-focused fund appeared first on AsiaHedge.


Experienced distressed investment specialists Amit Patel and Cindy Chen Delano, formerly of Whitebox Advisors, have launched Invictus, an alternative asset management firm built to employ a fundamental, event-driven approach to investing across distressed credit and related special situations opportunities.


In a three-day technical workshop, EEX has engaged with staff of Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (CNEEEX) and other Chinese stakeholders, sharing its experience in the operation and supervision of an emissions trading platform. 


Hedge fund redemptions down from December high but trend continues in January  HedgeWeek

Hedge fund redemptions slowed from their December pace in January, but persisted for a fifth straight month, driven by a fourth-quarter stock market plunge and ...


Jeffrey Epstein was said to be a witness against Wall Street; a FBN investigation suggests otherwise  Fox Business

How did convicted sex offender and billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein receive a relatively mild sentence for a crime that involved underage girls?


Fund Mangers Shun Stocks, See European Equities as 'Most Crowded Trade' - BAML  TheStreet.com

Global fund managers are keeping equity holdings at the lowest levels in two-and-a-half years, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's benchmark survey, ...


Strategy run by ex-Highbridge Capital portfolio manager Richard Chu lost 4% last year

The post Embattled City Financial shutters Asia hedge fund appeared first on HFM Week.


Adam Nadborny worked at special sits firm for over six years

The post Atalaya Capital GC/CCO leaves for family office appeared first on HFM Week.


(Bloomberg) -- Venezuela watchers have floated plenty of ideas for fixing the economic and humanitarian crisis, from a bitcoin drop to an oil-for-food plan, but the idea of wrapping all the nation ...


Oldest Hedge Fund in London Shuts Down  finews.com

If further proof that the industry is going through tough times, one of the oldest hedge funds in London shuts its flagship fund.


With 2018 bonuses banked, it seems various people have decided now is the time to leave banking for a hedge fund. It's not just Goldman Sachs that's losing staff to the buy-side Morgan Stanley ...


One of last year’s best-performing hedge funds says the “trade of the century” is to buy gold and sell stocks as risk assets are due for another meltdown. It’s only a matter of time until the bearish ...


If you aspire to get a job at Point72 in 2019, you might need to change your approach. Jonathan Jones, head of investment talent development at Point72, is transitioning out of the firm, so you ...


Wealthy Wall Street donors have legal admissions advantages that should be curtailed (opinion)  Inside Higher Ed

The recent admissions scandal reminds us that the most elite U.S. universities and the wealthiest Americans have long collaborated in plain sight to mutual ...


SEC Halts $25-Million Ponzi Scheme Targeting Investors  HedgeCo.net

(HedgeCo.Net) Fraud charges have been filed along with an asset freeze against the operators of a $25 million Ponzi scheme falsely promising high annual ...


CTAs are on the mend, says Lyxor  HedgeCo.net

(Hedgeweek) After a dismal performance and significant outflows in 2018, trend following strategies are on the mend, according to the latest Weekly brief from ...


(Bloomberg) On the night of the Brexit referendum the British pound went into free fall, but while many watched with horror, a handful of hedge funds were making staggering profits. This is the story of the Brexit Big Short. To […]


(Bloomberg) Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG said they’re officially starting talks on a deal that could combine the two largest publicly-traded — and most storied — banks in Germany. The lenders — both based in Frankfurt and 150 next […]


(The Daily Mail) Two foreign hedge funds pushed Interserve into administration – and left 16,500 small shareholders with nothing.In a humiliating blow to the Government contractor’s chief executive Debbie White and chairman Glyn Barker, investors rejected a rescue package that […]


The Art of Hedge Funds  Money Morning Australia

If a fund is fully hedged, it should be immune to falls in the stock market. Yet when the markets collapsed through 2008–09, it was these hedge funds that tore up ...


Sterling’s 2019 bounce adds to Brexit nerves  Financial Times

Betting that a softer Brexit will drive sterling even higher could prove dangerous. This fear, held by some hedge funds, comes after expectations that the UK will ...


China-focused hedge funds set for investor influx  Financial Times

Allocators such as pension funds want more exposure to Asia in their portfolios.


The Daily Rundown's Chuck takes a "deep dive" look into what Democrats have billed as their answer to the Koch brothers, Thomas Steyer. Steyer is a billionaire and former California hedge Fund ...


Manulife Financial Corp. says it has won its legal battle with hedge fund Mosten Investments over universal life insurance products. Manulife Financial Corp. says it has won its legal battle with ...


An important drug in the battle against cancer and HIV has gone up in price, not a couple of pennies but rather hundreds of dollars. The price of Daraprim has gone from $13.50 per pill to $750.00 - a ...


RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds pause oil buying as fresh doubts about the...  Reuters Africa

Hedge fund managers have become more cautious about buying oil since the end of February as doubts about the global economy resurface, dampening ...


RPT-COLUMN-Hedge funds pause oil buying as fresh doubts about the economy surface: Kemp  Reuters

Hedge fund managers have become more cautious about buying oil since the end of February as doubts about the global economy resurface, dampening ...


Thrones Capital Led by Bruce Shi Launched the AI Trading Hedge Fund - Press Release  Digital Journal

Amidst the conventional hedge fund dilemma and capital winter, Thrones Capital, a company founded by leading entrepreneur Bruce Shi, launched the AI ...


'National Enquirer' Owner Chatham Asset Management Plays Star Role in Tabloid-Worthy Stories  Fortune

The threat was blunt: Back off, or there will be trouble. The 2016 presidential campaign had just ended, and Michael Cohen was *fresh* off handling hush money ...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: A survey found that 51% of real estate investors were considering investing in opportunity zone funds (OZFs) in 2019, while a further 12% are interested in the longer term. A less widely publicized part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the US was the creation of 8,...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: After a dismal performance and significant outflows in 2018, trend following strategies are on the mend and a broad-based CTA recovery is currently happening, said Lyxor. The positioning of CTAs has been significantly reshuffled recently, pointed out Lyxor in its Weekly ...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Driven by a fourth-quarter stock market plunge and investor concerns over global trade disputes and a possible global economic slowdown, hedge fund redemptions slowed from their December pace in January, but persisted for a fifth straight month. According to the Barclay ...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: There are currently an estimated 250,000 people worldwide working in the private capital industry, said a report. The overall picture for the number of active firms over time shows a clear growth trend, which is indicative of positive developments in the private capital...
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Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: CalPERS has approved a plan that will change how it invests in private equity. Under the new plan, the pension fund will create two new private equity organizations that will hire private equity fund managers to direct investments of up to $20 billion. One of the...
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From Yahoo: A 60/40 allocation to equities and bonds is no longer likely to be enough to offer investors the outcomes and diversification required to reach their long-term objectives - alternative investments are increasingly critical to the investor's portfolio, an analyst has predicted. Zachary...
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From FT: Hedge fund investors are looking to Asia for the best opportunities to make money this year and are planning to increase their allocations to managers who know the region - and know China in particular. A new survey of pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and other investors ...
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WhiteBox duo plans to launch new event-driven distressed debt fund From Bloomberg: Whitebox Advisors LLC colleagues Cindy Delano and Amit Patel have teamed up to form a hedge fund focused on event-driven and special situations that could arise as credit markets tighten. Invictus Global Management...
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From Bloomberg: Rubicon Fund Management plans to shut its flagship hedge fund after two decades, joining a growing list of money managers that are throwing in the towel, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The firm, one of the oldest hedge funds in London, will close its macro Rubic...
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China venture returns outdo most U.S. funds, new research shows From Forbes: Investment returns of top-tier Chinese venture capital funds outdo most US venture funds. Surprised? In a benchmark analysis of returns, seven China venture funds from prominent funds investing between 2010 and 2013 earned...
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From Bloomberg: The threat was blunt: Back off, or there will be trouble. The 2016 presidential campaign had just ended, and Michael Cohen was fresh off handling hush money for Donald Trump. Now he was working on behalf of Chatham Asset Management, a $4.3 billion hedge fund that owns the National E...
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Illinois Teachers allots $2.1bn to 14 strategies, terminates 3 managers From PIonline.com: Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Springfield, invested or committed a total of $2.1 billion to 14 investment funds or strategies. Investment officers of the $49.1 billion fund have investment discretion ...
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Schroders adds to institutional distribution team Opalesque Industry Update - Schroders announced changes to its distribution team, as part of the firm's continued strategy to enhance its North American distribution platform. As part of these changes, Marni Harp has been promoted to Head of Institu...
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Josh Barro talks with his panel about Hillary Clinton’s swipe at hedge fund managers in Iowa. He also talks to a former high ranking government official who just wrote a young adult fiction book about ...


IBM launches new blockchain network for global payments From Forbes: IBM is paving the way for banks and other regulated financial institutions to join the blockchain revolution. Rather than going through a series of intermediaries when sending money across borders, IBM has created a real-time, glo...
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Machines will be smarter than humans within 30 years, SingularityNet's founder says From Adweek: Ben Goertzel gives us roughly five to 30 years before machines are smarter than humans. And he'd know. When Goertzel says he is creating benevolent, decentralized artificial general intelligence (AGI...
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Fixed income investors expect "rare event" of soft landing From Funds Europe: Many fixed income investors expect the economic cycle to end in one to two years but without significant correction, research shows. They have also been increasing allocations to Chinese fixed income, de...
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Hedge Funds Pause Oil Buying As Fresh Doubts About The Economy Surface  RadioFarda

Hedge fund managers have become more cautious about buying oil since the end of February as doubts about the global economy resurface, dampening ...


When three hedge funds unite to push for CEO control From Bloomberg: Hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management LLC, Redwood Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management said in a filing late Friday that they united to press PG E for a leadership change. The funds that together own almost 10% ...
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Arpad Busson to turn around Swiss business From Finews: Arpad Busson has to wield the axe at LumX after several years of losses. The hedge fund playboy now hopes to bounce back with the help of his fintech startup. LumX, a Swiss asset manager, accumulated losses of a total of $30 million over the...
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Greg Lippmann: Prolific hedge fund manager and designer of the big short Greg Lippmann is a prolific hedge fund manager who is most known for betting against subprime mortgages before the financial crisis and the housing market crash. Lippmann was the pioneer of this type of trading and it became k...
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Manulife wins battle with hedge fund over policies with a guaranteed return From CBA: Manulife Financial Corp. says it has won its legal battle with hedge fund Mosten Investments over universal life insurance products. Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench ruled Friday that the fund cannot deposit an...
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Were Hedge Funds Right About Visa Inc (V)?  Insider Monkey

With the fourth-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred...


Manulife wins court battle as hedge-fund claims dismissed against life insurers  The Globe and Mail

A pedestrian walks past the Manulife building in downtown Vancouver on May 3, 2012. Manulife Financial Corp. says a Saskatchewan court has ruled in its ...


Hedge Fund Challenges $6 Billion Texas Land Bank in Activist Play  Bloomberg

Texas Pacific Land Trust, one of the Permian Basin's biggest landowners, is facing off against one of its largest shareholders over who will fill an open trustee ...



Manulife wins legal fight in Sask. with hedge fund Mosten over insurance contracts  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Prominent short-seller Muddy Waters had warned last fall that if the judge ruled in favour of Mosten, the hedge fund would have been able to sell an unlimited ...


The last time the Ukraine had a transition of power, the new president defaulted on the debt issued by the old president. Well, the then-new president, Petro Poroshenko, has to face the voters again in less than two weeks, and the polls say he’s gonna get significantly less than the 54% of the vote ...


On March 15, MFA submitted written testimony in response to a request by the Senate Banking Committee for feedback from […]

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How to Win Your NCAA Pool  Slate

A version of this article originally ran in 2009. In 2010, our advice to bet on Duke paid off when the Blue Devils won the title. Our suggestions to pick Texas in ...


Manulife wins battle with hedge fund over policies with a guaranteed return  CBC News

Manulife Financial Corp. says it has won its legal battle with hedge fund Mosten Investments over universal life insurance products.


Hedge Fund International Funds - Hi Principia Fund is an open-end investment fund incorporated in Ireland. The Fund's objective is to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in ...



Hedge Fund, Venezeula Pause $20M Bonds Fight  Law360

A London judge has paused a lawsuit brought by a hedge fund based in Panama accusing Venezuela of failing to repay $20 million in notes taken out two ...


Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Springfield, invested or committed a total of $2.1 billion to 14 investment funds or strategies.


Welcome to the 2019 Dealbreaker Tournament Challenge, your chance to profit off unpaid labor just like the NCAA does! As always, the rules are simple. Sign up for free, fill out your bracket with your genius picks, then sit back, relax, watch all those picks prove right, and win a fantastic prize. ...


7 Strategies for Investing Late in a Bull Market  Yahoo Finance Australia

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the March 2009 stock market bottom. While there are few signs that the next bear market is imminent, there are a ...


The modern IPO is an amazing thing.  It's hard to recall, but our forefathers tell of a time when companies would go public when they had reached a point that the amount of money coming in each fiscal quarter was an amount that could be reasonably expected to be within a certain range and ...


(Bloomberg) -- Manulife Financial Corp. and other Canadian life insurers won a legal battle against hedge funds that contended the insurers should be compelled to take unlimited deposits into high ...


Arki Busson’s hedge fund gives up Swiss licence and cuts jobs  Financial Times

The embattled hedge fund group run by Arpad “Arki” Busson has given up its mutual fund licence in Switzerland and announced job cuts. In a statement LumX ...


Greg Lippmann: Prolific Hedge Fund Manager and Designer of the Big Short  Gazette Day

Greg Lippmann is a prolific hedge fund manager who is most known for betting against subprime mortgages before the financial crisis and the housing market ...


Jack Yuan joins fixed income hedge fund’s London headquarters

The post Capula taps Balyasny MD as market risk head appeared first on HFM Week.


Angus Innes worked at UK firm for around six years

The post Senior Lansdowne IR pro departs appeared first on HFM InvestHedge.


Ben Mulberry joins Rick Gerson’s hedge fund in New York

The post Falcon Edge hires Survetta, Tremblant pro as trading head  appeared first on HFM Week.


5 Warren Buffett Stocks He's Likely In for the Long Term  Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Warren Buffett has a clear investing mantra: He likes value, and he likes holding on for the long term. The tactic has worked out well. Since Buffett took the reins ...


LOS ANGELES — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and others ...


New hedge fund group unites to push PG&E to overhaul management  Seeking Alpha

A group of investors including Knighthead Capital Management, Redwood Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management unite in a bid to pressure ...