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Activists are surging in Europe, but there are still plenty of targets From Financial News: Explaining her reasons for quitting the board of Euro Disney in early 2017, Val eacute;rie Bernis stated that she felt unable to protect the interests of minority shareholders. For us and CIAM, the investme...

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With so many alternatives options available, Solomon Nevins, Senior Investment Manager at Architas, weighs up the options


Risk.net - A strategy betting against low conviction shorts beat a benchmark model by 6% in back tests.


Opalesque - Opalesque Industry Update - The pace of hedge fund redemptions slowed in April but continued for a second straight month with $9.4 billion in net outflows ...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Luxembourg-based Alma Capital Investment Management will acquire DWS's hedge fund UCITS business. The platform has €2 billion across six funds. The deal is expected ...


A couple of months ago, Deutsche Bank was noodling around with the idea of creating a “bad bank” to hive off its bad assets and underperforming businesses, inviting the inevitable jokes. Well, sniggers aside, they’re going through with that plan. So what qualifies as a non-core asset to the new, ...


Bloomberg - On this edition of "Charting Futures," Hedge Fund Telemetry's Thomas Thornton discusses the performance of the futures market and his investment strategy ...


Financial Times - Regulatory and accounting changes prompt banks to offload troubled mid-market loans.


Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute - Global alternative asset manager EnTrust Global is taking a 25% minority equity stake in Alma Capital Investment Management S.A. EnTrust Global is 65% ...


Larry Fink and other Tesla investors were treated to some wonderful news today. Everyone’s favorite self-destructive toddler billionaire/second coming of Henry Ford was finally taking his hand off the stove, and all it took was a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit and several additional ...


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. SHOW ME THE MONEY Goldman Sachs is putting more of a focus on private investment. GS is combining ...


Opalesque - In the week ending June 14th 2019, a report said that hedge fund returns fell last month after four straight months of positive results to start the year, but ...


Investment Europe - Luxembourg-based Alma Capital Investment Management has entered into an agreement to acquire DWS's hedge fund Ucits business, which provides ...


Alma Capital Investment Management is to acquire DWS’s Hedge Fund UCITS business, which provides investors with access to liquid alternative investment strategies in regulated UCITS funds through the DB Platinum fund range.


Nikko Asset Management has appointed Rob Mann as the Head of Asia ex-Japan Equity, based out of Singapore. He will be taking over from Peter Sartori, whom he has worked closely with since 2010.


Volante Technologies, aglobal provider of software to accelerate digital transformation and modernisation, is providing end-to-end SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) instant payments processing as an on-demand managed service on Microsoft Azure.


Estera, a leading global provider of funds, corporate and trust services, has appointed Ethan Levner as Group Head of Funds, with overall responsibility for funds operations across the 11 jurisdictions the business operates in.


By Beatrice Bedeschi – Oil production has the potential to contribute to curbing carbon emissions thanks to a new technique that involves capturing CO2 directly from the air and storing it underground as part of oil upstream processes, according to industry experts.


AlphaWeek - Fund ratings platform Sharing Alpha released its list of the top twenty hedge funds on its platform as rated by its universe of fund selectors who use the *service*.


The Market's Compass (TMC), a provider of technical research and consulting services, is making its suite of ETF studies available to institutional investors, registered investment advisers, hedge funds and individual investors.


Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed Michael Padarin as a corporate partner in its Hong Kong office.


Slipped Disc - John Paulson, who bought Steinway & Sons for $512 million six years ago, is looking to sell it on for $1 billion. But first, he stripping out some assets, including ...


FREMONT, CA: The decision to invest or not invest in a hedge fund is a critical one. With the extremely high investment minimums, there is bound to be apprehensions on the part of the investors. What ...


The Sharpe ratio has long served as a simple but important item in the due diligence tool kit. Formulated by William F. Sharpe in 1966 and first called the “reward to variability” ratio, the number arises from an investment’s rate of return minus the risk-free rate divided by the standardRead More


Ray Dalio is the thoughtful, somewhat controversial founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, which he started in 1975. While much of his writing is private, I (and many ...


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Dr. Walter Schindler is one of the first to be involved in sustainable investing. Indeed, straight after he left law school in the early 80s, he was the legal advisor to the first renewable power project developer. Since then, he has gathered more than 38 years of legal, i...


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: There were many speakers on sustainable and impact investing at the Geneva AIM Summit last week, all agreeing that the trend in such investments, while it began many years ago in obscurity and misinterpretation, is starting to see the light. "Impact and ESG invest...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Geraldine Jimenez was named director of investment strategy and risk at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS). Investment strategy and risk is a new unit in the investment branch of the $233.9 billion California State Teachers ' Retirement System,...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The credit arm of asset-management giant Blackstone Group, GSO Capital Partners has raised $4.5bn for one of the largest energy-focused credit funds ever. The second energy fund, GSO Energy Select Opportunities Fund II LP, comes at a tough time for the energy industry. ...


Man GLG launches UK-domiciled high yield opportunities fund From Investment Europe: Man GLG has launched a UK-domiciled version of its high yield opportunities fund. Managed by Mike Scott, the Man GLG High Yield Opportunities fund is a global unconstrained high yield strategy aiming to deliver a hi...


From FT: Almost a third of the signatories placed on a watchlist by an influential UN-backed responsible investment initiative are at risk of being booted out of the body next year. Last year the Principles for Responsible Investment put 180 of its signatories on notice after an annual audit sugge...


From Business Insider: Short seller Fahmi Quadir, who runs the fund Safkhet Capital in New York, made a 24% return last year. In an interview with Business Insider, Quadir said her winning trades come from focusing on shorting companies with "predatory business models." The 28-ye...


Barnes Noble says it did not get any other bids before Elliott's deadline From CNBC: Barnes Noble says it has not received any other offers from prospective bidders before Elliott Management's "keep-shop" deadline. Investor Richard Schottenfeld said Thursday the bookstore chai...


Hedge funds boosted their bets that West Texas Intermediate crude will fall by 46% From Economic Times: Hedge funds boosted their bets that West Texas Intermediate crude will fall by 46%, the most since August, according to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data for the week ended June 11....


DWS sells global hedge fund Ucits arm to alts specialist From City Wire: German group DWS has sold its global hedge fund Ucits business to alternatives specialist Alma Capital, the firms have announced. This includes the DB Platinum fund range, which is a platform the DWS Hedge Fund Ucits business ...


Point72's Lubell Jumping to Citadel for senior investment role From Bloomberg: Justin Lubell, a portfolio manager who has worked for billionaire Steve Cohen for more than a decade, is set to join Ken Griffin's hedge fund firm later this year. Lubell, 35, who specializes in media, internet and tel...


Facebook gets big backers for GlobalCoin project From Finextra: Facebook has reportedly landed Visa, Mastercard, Paypal and Uber as founder members of its forthcoming stablecoin ecosystem. Facebook has been rapidly moving forward with its crypto plans, reportedly hoping to launch its 'GlobalCoin'...


From Futurism: A LinkedIn user named Katie Jones, who connected with prominent members of the Washington D.C. political sphere, may actually have been a spy's made up persona - Jones' picture was almost certainly generated a deepfake by an artificial intelligence algorithm. There are distinct flaw...


Swelling US corporate debt raises risk of global financial meltdown From Nikkei: Surging U.S. business debt, already at historic levels, is posing a potentially huge risk for the global financial system and the world economy, raising concerns among market players and policymakers. Experts are gr...


Brexit, pay and leverage 'on the table' as EU eyes AIFMD overhaul From WSJ: The European Union's forthcoming review of its rulebook governing private equity and hedge funds could lead to new restrictions on managers' pay and the level of borrowing in their funds, according to a top buyout firm lobb...


How China is seen increasingly shaping Asian bond markets From Finance Asia: In a matter of years how many is unclear but perhaps sooner than many people think China's monetary policy will exert a much bigger influence on Asian bond markets than they do currently, say senior market professionals. ...


From WSJ: Sector-topping returns have fanned interest in infrastructure funds, which raised a record amount of capital in 2018 and are on track to collect even more this year. But with asset prices climbing and exits on the wane, investing the flood of cash and maintaining robust returns may prove ...


Why the wealthy are investing directly in private companies From FT: When SenSat, the UK drone data provider, embarked on a pound;3.3m fundraising, it made the unusual decision to turn down a Silicon Valley venture capital backer. Chief executive James Dean says the terms offered were not right ...



Business Insider - In an interview, Fahmi Quadir said her winning trades come from focusing on shorting companies with 'predatory business models.'


Business Insider India - 2 private islands 30 minutes from Manhattan just hit the market for $13 million, and one has a self-sustaining home on it - here's an inside look at the properties.


Opalesque - In the week ending June 14th 2019, a report said that hedge fund returns fell last month after four straight months of positive results to start the year, but ...


The Times - The boss of Waterstones recently discovered that the staff in his Blackpool bookshop had devoted more space to Japanese comics than regular fiction, denting ...


In the week ending June 14th 2019, a report said that hedge fund returns fell last month after four straight months of positive results to start the year, but managed to outperform the broader U.S. ...


We are told that nobody cares about the federal budget deficit—which is ballooning, by the way—anymore. This is not entirely true. Jeff Gundlach cares. He’s worried, in fact. And not just because he hasn’t adopted the only bipartisan thing in Washington, which is the new belief that it doesn’t ...


A few years back, Dan Loeb had an epiphany: Sony was doing too many different things, as giant multinational conglomerates are wont to do, and it was doing some of those things badly. Specifically, it was making movies badly, the evidence for which were two movies, “After Earth” and “White House ...


Hey, do you guys love "Billions?" All that borderline authentic financial jargon wrapped around psychosexual antics and Financial Twitter celebrity cameos? Yeah? Cool. And how did you feel about "Girls?" We don't understand that sound you're making...it's too high-pitched to be a groan... ...


eFinancialCareers - Hedge funds are more generous than investment banks when it comes to paying engineers.


Mining MX - THERE was a further sign that opposition is growing to Barrick Gold's offer for shares it doesn't already own in Acacia Mining after Odey Asset Management ...


Chris Thorburn has been playing hockey long enough that the Atlanta Thrashers were his third NHL team, after debuting with the Buffalo Sabres and playing a season with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Thorburn, the last active player from the defunct North Bay Centennials of the Ontario Hockey League, ...


The Globe and Mail - Elliott, which offered $475.8 million to take the bookstore retailer private, had a provision that allows the hedge fund to be entitled to a payment of up to $4 milli The post appeared first on theglobeandmail..


Expert Investor - Luxembourg-headquartered alternative specialist Alma Capital plans to use acquisition expand fund offerings.


If the greatest love story of our time, that between Eddie Lampert and Sears, has taught us anything, it’s that nothing can ever actually be Eddie Lampert’s fault. Did some company he controlled collapse? He had nothing to do with it. Did some other company he control that controlled the other ...


Happy Friyay. We'll just leave this nugget right here... John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge-fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 ...


Learning that Trian Partners has taken a large stake in one’s company is not usually a happy moment for a company’s executives or directors. Trian chief Nelson Peltz does not make it a habit of investing in businesses that he thinks are well run, and he is neither shy of opinions about things nor ...


citywireselector.com - German group DWS has sold its global hedge fund Ucits business to alternatives specialist Alma Capital, the firms have announced. This includes the DB ...


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. IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM Tyson Foods is expanding further into the fake meat market. America’s biggest ...


Opus Fund Services has officially launched its European fund administration business based in Dublin, Ireland having secured authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland under the Investment Intermediaries Act.


PanXchange, an OTC exchange and price discovery platform for physical commodities, is to distribute its proprietary pricing data for hydraulic fracturing proppants, better known as frac sand, through Quandl, a provider of financial and alternative data for financial professionals.


Euronews English - By Svea Herbst-Bayliss (Reuters) – Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business.


The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -1.27 per cent in May, underperforming the -0.68 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.


Fund and fee structuring, operational due diligence, cybersecurity, selecting the right service providers and the fund raising process itself, were all hot topics at a Hedgeweek event for emerging hedge fund managers and service providers in New York yesterday (13 June).


Fund and fee structuring, operational due diligence, cybersecurity, selecting the right service providers and the fund raising process itself, were all hot topics at a Hedgeweek event for emerging hedge fund managers and service providers in New York yesterday (13 June).


Fund and fee structuring, operational due diligence, cybersecurity, selecting the right service providers and the fund raising process itself, were all hot topics at a Hedgeweek event for emerging hedge fund managers and service providers in New York yesterday (13 June).


Reuters - Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday, with energy shares rallying after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman pushed crude oil prices sharply higher.


Opalesque - SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index: May performance -0.92%; Capital Movement Index: June net flows advance 0.19%


JD Supra - Rule 105 of Regulation M may create more anxiety among compliance professionals in the hedge fund industry than any other SEC rule. It is a “strict liability” ...


By Nicolas Rabener of FactorResearch (@FactorResearch) INTRODUCTION Investing is challenging as it is complex and complicated, which requires continuous learning and updating of mental frameworks. Conflicts and contradictions are found everywhere.For example, data from the mutual fund industry shows that most funds fail to outperform their benchmarks, but investors inRead More


Daniel Loeb’s lobbyist bush fund Third Factor LLC gotten in touch with Sony Corp on Thursday to dilate its semiconductor organization and also sell risks in Sony Financial and also various other ...


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As venture capital valuations continue to rise, delegates at the recent Opalesque North America PE/VC Roundtable argue that we 've reached a point in the cycle where it is prudent to be very selective about investment opportunities. The combination of rising valuat...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The majority of family offices investors target private equity (61%) or real estate (57%), reflecting wider industry trends across private capital and mirroring family offices' activity since 2016, said a report. Preqin, which tracks over 1,000 family offices with acti...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The asset managers with the most advanced technology operating models continue to outperform their peers in terms of revenue growth, driven by accelerated adoption of cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies. Fund managers implementing technolo...


Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index falls -1.27% in May Opalesque Industry Update - The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -1.27% in May, underperforming the -0.68% monthly return of t...


German fund house ACATIS launches Asia equity fund From City Wire: Frankfurt-based asset manager ACATIS Investment has launched a benchmark-free Asia equity fund. The ACATIS Qilin Marco Polo Asien fund is managed in cooperation with Qilin Capital, which will provide underlying research for the asse...


From PIonline.com: Ohio State Teachers Retirement System, Columbus, made four new private equity commitments totaling $525 million, spokesman Nick Treneff said in an email. The $78.6 billion pension fund committed $200 million each to Advent Global Private Equity IX, a buyout fund managed by Adven...


Man GLG names Tej Johar portfolio manager From Reuters: Man GLG, the investment management business of Man Group Plc, appointed Tej Johar portfolio manager within its European long-short equity team. Johar, who previously worked with hedge fund Broad Bridge Capital, will be based in London and wi...


Grayscale: Hedge fund investments in bitcoin and crypto booming, up 2,300% in 2019 From Daily Hodl: The director of sales and business development at Grayscale, the world's largest cryptocurrency asset manager with $1.2 billion under management, affirms that more institutional investors are moving ...


Cetera latest to be hit with data breach of personal information From Investment News: Cetera Financial Group is the latest in a growing number of financial advice firms to be hit with a data breach, putting information for about 2,000 clients at risk. The firm confirmed the number of clients whose...


A group of investors in Barnes Noble Inc. is speaking out against the price that hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. agreed to pay to acquire the book retailer. The group led by Richard Schottenfeld said in a public filing Thursday that the deal for $6.50 a share, or $475 million in cash, which ...


Few cross-border funds meet new German performance fee criteria From IPE: Just over one in 10 cross-border Ucits funds comply with incoming rules on performance fees set by German regulator BaFin, according to research company Fitz Partners. The company analysed how cross-border funds would stack...


The investment opportunity drawn from Chinese pollution From City Wire: China is a natural home for investing in companies tackling environmental challenges, according to Karine Hirn, chief sustainability officer at East Capital. Hirn, who runs the East Capital China Environmental fund, said China ...


Some hedge funds spreading into private equity's domain From Business Insider: Hedge funds and private equity firms are no longer staying in their lanes and are increasingly jumping between public and private markets. The convergence of hedge funds and private equity has led to fight for talent as...


More than half of all retail investors who have placed money in so-called impact investment products, such as green bonds, expect to increase their share of the sector in the next two years, a survey by the Rockefeller Foundation and Longitude Group shows. Meanwhile, some 55 per cent of the 200 in...


Howard Marks warns lazy thinking is taking over markets From CNBC: Billionaire investor and Oaktree Capital Management Co-Chairman Howard Marks is worried to hear investors say "this time it's different" or openly wonder if the historic bull market and economic success "c...


From Reuters: Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending its shares down more than 4%. The move comes as the country's largest listed wealth m...


Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit From Reuters: Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading ...


$7 billion hedge fund WorldQuant hosted a competition for women quants From Business Insider: Hedge funds have a demonstrated problem hiring women to join their investment teams, leading to a large disparity between men and women in key roles. Giant hedge fund WorldQuant inaugurated its competi...


From Newsoftheweird: Don't mess with Texas ... or with 41-year-old Doris Vallejo-Godoy of Austin, Texas, who pulled a gun on a man at La Catedral del Marisco, a Mexican restaurant, according to an arrest affidavit. The June 2 scuffle began as a disagreement about who would be up next for karaoke, t...



eFinancialCareers - "The stock market is going to tank soon. How bad? Like black swan bad. I can feel it. With slowing growth around the world, threat of tariffs, and geopolitical ...


Callaway Golf soared in Thursday trading after longtime activist investor Jana Partners disclosed a 9.2% stake in the company.


Business Insider - The competition, co-sponsored by women's tech and finance advocacy groups, was organized to provide more opportunities for women in finance.


The biggest bank merger since the crisis is pretty much a done deal, so it's time to start talking about what kind of plans SunTrust and BB&T are making for their future together. For instance, who's taking who's name?... BB&T Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc. said Wednesday they will adopt the ...


FTF News - Hedge fund Deer Park Road Management Company has paid a $5 million penalty to settle charges from an SEC investigation that alleges its policies and ...


Bloomberg - Defensive investors are stoking fashionable stocks at a rate rarely seen over the past three decades -- all while snubbing the cheapest shares. A hedge-fund ...


Hauck & Aufhäuser, via its subsidiary Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services in Luxembourg, has acquired a majority stake in Crossroads Capital Management Limited (CCM).


SANNE has appointed David Fowler to the role of Country Head − Singapore with immediate effect.


Paul Tudor Jones has been warning for some time that a revolution is coming if we don’t do something about it. And by “something,” he meant launching a socially-responsible ETF or joining The Giving Pledge, and definitely not raising tariffs on everyone. “We’ll really have to see the impact they ...


HowStuffWorks - HowStuffWorks looks at what hedge funds are, who invests in them and why are they so risky.


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"The stock market is going to tank soon. How bad? Like black swan bad. I can feel it. With slowing growth around the world, threat of tariffs, and geopolitical instability, there’s no way the ...


Align, a global provider of technology infrastructure solutions and managed IT services, has appointed Vernon Bratton as senior business development associate.


Family Office Exchange (FOX), a membership organisation for families, family office executives,and advisers, recently published the results of the2019 FOX Global Investment Survey.


Global alternative asset manager EJF Capital has joined the Artivest platform, making its opportunity zone solution available to financial advisors and high-net-worth investors.


Sucden Financial has appointed industry expert Rafael Caporale as Head of LME Options Market Making, forming a new division within the firm.


citywireselector.com - Man GLG has hired portfolio manager Tej Johar to bolster its European long/short equity team. Johar joins from event-driven equity hedge fund Broad Bridge ...


“Any fact becomes important when it's connected to another.”- Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum It is always fascinating to experience the fleeting juxtaposition of data and mythology. Before, there is only mythology, where almost anything is possible. And then, data enters the picture and for a brief moment they coexist until mythology dissipates and is forever [...]


"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs In the lead up to the publication of our next case study on legendary derivatives trading powerhouse Susquehanna International Group (SIG), I wanted to provide context on how the proverbial sausage is actually made: Maybe it [...]


Want to get a jump-start on upcoming deals? Meet the major players at one of our upcoming national events! Upon news of the acquisition, Barnes & Noble's share price rose higher than Elliott's ...


A hedge fund run by veteran activist investor Nelson Peltz has bought a 6% stake worth around £736 million in plumbing group Ferguson. Load Error Trian said it believed Ferguson – previously called ...


The Family Office Exchange (FOX) has released a report on the state of the ultra-wealthy advisory business. The report, based on a survey and interviews, draws three broad conclusions: first, the business is in a healthy condition; second, its value proposition is in transition, away from asset-based and toward retainer-basedRead More


China, U.S. at `Economic War' Says Hedge Fund Shorting #Apple --> via @technology (Feed generated with )


The proposed United Technologies Corp.-Raytheon merger has gained an unexpected opponent in billionaire hedge-fund activist Bill Ackman. The megadeal, announced Sunday, also has gotten the attenti The post appeared first on bing..


Forget Nabisco, these days it's all about getting money from those clickbait slideshows! US private equity giant KKR wants to take the owner of Business Insider private in a deal that values the European publishing company at nearly $8 billion. KKR (KKR) on Wednesday offered investors in Axel ...


Fannie-Freddie Shares Slide as Mnuchin Dims Investors' Hopes via @bpolitics (Feed generated with )


Howard Marks is worried to hear investors say "this time it's different" or openly wonder if the bull market "can only get better forever."


Howard Marks is worried to hear investors say "this time it's different" or openly wonder if the bull market "can only get better forever."




Time and again, regulators in the U.S. and #Europe have pointed to the hazards of businesses taking on too much #debt via @markets (Feed generated with )


When Bill Ackman found a new romance, a new wife, a new baby, andnew investment mojo, we rejoiced. Because who doesn't love love? The Ackmanaissance is about finding the right person to connect with so that your true self might be rejuvenated and reborn. After making mistakes on his own, Bill ...


The Guardian - Elliott Advisors reportedly seeking to buy retailer's 200 UK shops.


A watchdog says hedge-fund secrets kept by the #CFTC are vulnerable to hacking via @markets (Feed generated with )


Tesla remains a true wonder of business. Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said he expects to grow the fleet of Tesla vehicles by 60-80% this year, after doubling it last year. “It’s hard to be profitable with that level of growth,” Musk said at the company’s annual shareholder meeting ...


A Singapore hedge fund is shorting #Apple as it braces for a full-blown "economic war" --> via @technology (Feed generated with )


Winston-Salem Journal - The proposed United Technologies Corp-Raytheon merger has gained an unexpected opponent in billionaire hedge-fund activist Bill Ackman.


Remember Symphony? The Bloomberg terminal alternative backed by a handful of big financial services companies after the big kerfuffle of 2013? No? Well, you're not alone. To be honest, we'd forgotten about Symphony ourselves. It seemed like the platform had a future after that rash of ...


The strategy will entail a bet on falling rates, rising gold, against the dollar and "at some point" stocks, the hedge fund magnate said.


Pensions & Investments - New Jersey's plan to slash about $2 billion in hedge fund investments may sound simple, but CalPERS shows just how long it can take.


Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Hedge fund managers are liquidating bullish oil positions at the fastest rate since the fourth quarter of 2018 amid increasing fears about the health of the.


As an art collector, Leon Black’s taste is hardly to be quibbled with. He’s got a Van Gogh and a Raphael drawing, an exquisite Picasso sculpture and “The Scream.” As an investor—and an incredibly successful one, at that—well, let’s say his mores are, uh, a bit more eclectic. Dated, even. His ...


The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book ...


Insider.co.uk - A 29-year-old financier who began his career as an apprentice shipyard welder on an aircraft carrier has teamed up with a banking industry veteran to create a ...


HedgeWeek - Global trade disputes and oil price downturns took a toll on hedge funds in May, bringing an end to the industry's four-month run of positive returns. For the ...


RFA, an IT service, financial cloud and cyber security provider to the alternative finance sector, has made two strategic hires aimed at enhancing the team leading its operations in Europe.


Crestbridge has established a branch of its Luxembourg Management Company (ManCo) in London as the business seeks to cement ties between the UK and Luxembourg and secure new opportunities post-Brexit.


Business Insider India - Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderClare Flynn Levy founded Essentia Analytics to create an evaluation system for investors. Not everyone's convinced.Essentia.


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(Bloomberg) -- John Griffin, founder of hedge fund Blue Ridge Capital, spent the most ever for a residential townhouse in New York City this week when he paid $77.1 million to Philip Falcone and ...


William Demchak and Richard Davis aren't the only ones having a good day. Kevin K. won The Water Coolest and Dealbreaker's "Johnny Wall Street" giveaway (Patagonia vest, Birddogs Shorts and JUUL Starter Pack). Congrats, Kevin. Start your day with the Opening Bell powered by The Water Coolest. The ...


Overall hedge fund industry returns turned negative in May after a four-month string of positive results to start off the year, according to the just-released May 2019 eVestment hedge fund performance data.


Tishman Speyer has agreed a lease with Capital Fund Management for space at Smithson Plaza, a refurbished estate at 23-27 St James’s Street, previously known as ‘The Economist Plaza’.


CryptoCompare, a provider of cryptocurrency data andindices, has launched its first cryptocurrency Exchange Benchmark, which ranks over 100 active spot exchanges globally, offering investors and traders a comprehensive, granular and reliable source of information on the best trading venues.


FlexTrade, a global cross-asset execution and order management system, has added extra staff at its office in Paris to address increased demand in both sales and service for the company’s growing prospect and client base in France.


StatPro Group, an AIM-listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has acquiredthe environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and index business unit (ECPI) from ECPI Group for EUR2.9 million (GBP2.6 million) in cash.


Opalesque - Hedge fund managers lost 0.63% in May, dragging their year-to-date return to 4.41% as global equity markets slumped under worsening economic outlook ...


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