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Europe: Is now a good time to invest in Europe?
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It might not feel like a particularly good time to invest in Europe. With Britain's EU withdrawal negotiations still at an impasse and trade tensions between the US and China intensifying, there seem to be plenty of good reasons to exercise caution. The question is, are these risks fully reflected i...

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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.


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).


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


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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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 ...


Hedge funds are sifting through so much data that they might just turn to random people online to help with it. Alternative data streams of satellite images and cellphone-location data are where ...


Financial Times - In a red-brick building in the suburbs of the English city of Cambridge, a group of young computer scientists chat and joke about the latest tweaks to their codes.


Why are there so few fintech IPOs? That’s the topic of a new Pitchbook study. The year 2019 seems set to be a record-setting one for venture capitalist exit value capture by means of tech IPOs. The successful exits thus far may be charged to the VCs with positions inRead More


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Despite a growing pile of dry powder, delegates at the recent Opalesque North America PE/VC Roundtable suggest that private equity will continue to outperform. Demand for private capital remains strong, they say, and the asset class is still uncorrelated to the br...


Three portfolio managers who previously worked together in Koch Industries’ investment-management division are starting a hedge fund with backing from their former employer.Daniel Nesbitt, Thong Nguyen and Utkarsh Samant already have received investor commitments totaling $200 million for a fund they plan to launch from their Greenwich, Conn., firm, Keebeck Alpha. Word has it that Koch will contribute a good chunk of the day-one capital.The...


GSO Capital raises $4.5bn for new energy fund From PE News: Blackstone's credit arm GSO Capital Partners has raised $4.5bn for one of the largest energy-focused credit funds ever. The firm expects to close its second energy fund, GSO Energy Select Opportunities Fund II LP, this week, said Larry T...


As N.J. cuts hedge fund ties, Chatham shows that can take years From Bloomberg: New Jersey's plan to slash about $2 billion of its hedge fund investments sounds simple: Pick the top managers, ask others for redemptions and collect the cash. Yet overseers of the state's pension system can look c...


The Business Times - APS Asset Management CIO Wong Kok Hoi cites trade war as biggest risk for equity markets; hedge fund shorting firms from Apple to US-operated Macau ...


Hedge fund managers' 7 favorite stocks of 2019 From US News: Once every quarter, investors get a glimpse inside the minds of some of the wealthiest and most successful investors in the U.S. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requires any funds with more than $100 million in assets under ...


Founder Andy Redleaf leaving Whitebox Advisors in August From Star Tribune: Andy Redleaf, founding partner and former CEO of Minneapolis hedge fund Whitebox Advisors, plans to leave the firm in August after 20 years, according to a letter sent this month to clients. Redleaf, who is selling his ...


Crypto exchanges are facing their biggest regulatory hurdle yet From Bloomberg: The new rules will apply to businesses working with tokens and cryptocurrencies, such as exchanges and custodians and crypto hedge funds. Bitcoin and its fellow cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity partly beca...


The A.I. revolution won't come easy for companies, execs say From Yahoo: No one wants to miss out on the A.I. revolution. Leery to their lose edge or fall behind competitors, companies big and small are scrambling to deploy artificial intelligence. But it isn't easy. That was the consensus of a...


Fund managers become more "forward thinking" From Funds Europe: Finding help with breaking into new markets and facilitating asset inflows are the top priorities for many fund management operational bosses, research has found. Simcorp, an investment management systems provide...


After fending off eco-warriors, Asia Inc finds 'ESG' investors hard to ignore From Nikkei: For Japan and its big banks, investing in coal-fired power plants has appeared to be a surefire way to profit from Southeast Asia's explosive economic growth. Along with the nation's development agencies, J...


Pictet warns over PE boom being 'bubble waiting to burst' From City Wire: 'Dial down private equity' is the key message of Pictet's chief strategist Luca Paolini, who said investors should review their allocation to alternatives as private equity is the weakest link. Debt is its biggest problem, ...


From Korea Times: American hedge fund powerhouse Citadel may face punishment from financial authorities for allegedly disturbing the stock market, the Korea Exchange (KRX) said Tuesday. The investigation is expected to be conducted as an extension of the KRX's ongoing probe on Bank of America Merr...


Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon From Reuters: Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defence contractor Raytheon C...


Citigroup suspended from Japan bond auctions on manipulation From Bloomberg: In December, Citigroup Inc. faced losses of as much as $180 million on loans made to an Asian hedge fund whose foreign-exchange wagers went awry. Three months later, it ousted eight equities traders in Hong Kong and susp...


From News of the Weird: -- May 17 wasn't the first time Dan Smith of Seattle found a Car2Go vehicle left in the driveway of his rental property, so he erected a fence around it and posted NO TRESPASSING signs and other warnings. He then informed Car2Go's parent company, Share Now, that he wanted $65...


Casino.Org News - MGM Resorts International Director Keith Meister's Corvex Management recently added to its stake in the gaming operator that owns the Bellagio and 13 MGM ...


Multichannel Merchant - Barnes & Noble was sold to hedge fund Elliot Advisors for $638 million, a move that could have potentially saved the bookstore giant from total collapse.


Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Deutsche Bank on Monday acknowledged a lapse in its money laundering controls…. Why, of course you have! You heard it three years ago, and then two years ago, which is also around the time the guy who was supposed to put a stop to all of the money laundering at ...


We can't say that we didn't call this one. Per WSJ: Wells Fargo & Co. is having trouble getting top bankers interested in its open chief executive officer job. The bank’s board has approached a small group of top candidates, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. consumer banking chief Gord The post appeared first on dealbreaker..


The Globe and Mail - 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 global ...


Opalesque - Opalesque Industry Update - 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 ...


AlphaWeek - Trade disputes, tariffs and depressed oil prices weigh down returns.


U.S News & World Report Money - Once every quarter, investors get a glimpse inside the minds of some of the wealthiest and most successful investors in the U.S. The U.S. Securities and ...


Sometimes it's hard to remember that there's one guy in the Trump administration less capable of going on television than Peter Navarro. One person who is so intrinsically blinkered by his own sense of self, and so full of shit that he is entirely unaware of how his words can be perceived when ...


Bloomberg - New Jersey's plan to slash about $2 billion of its hedge fund investments sounds simple: Pick the top managers, ask others for redemptions and collect the cash.


PRNewswire - NEW YORK, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ComplySci, a leading provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) for financial and professional services ...


Bloomberg - Viking Global Investors co-Chief Investment Officer Ben Jacobs is said to be leaving the hedge fund after a decade. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak reports The post appeared first on bloomberg..


HedgeWeek - The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index slumped 0.63 per cent in May as hedge fund managers struggled to generate returns during the risk-off month.


Dillon Eustace has appointed Shane Coveney as a Partner in the firm’s Asset Management and Investment Funds Practice.


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Hedge funds are making big profits with these names. Once every quarter, investors get a glimpse inside the minds of some of the wealthiest and most successful investors in the U.S. The U.S ...


The Straits Times - SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - As US and Chinese negotiators try to hash out a trade deal, one prominent Singapore hedge fund is preparing for a full-blown ...


Fund managers have spotted a way to secure long-term income, and plug a chronic housing shortage. What's not to like? via @bopinion (Feed generated with )


Financial Times - Element Capital's Jeffrey Talpins, one of the hedge fund industry's biggest but least-known stars, is cutting about a tenth of his employees, according to people ...


Following strong performance in March and April, CTAs struggled in May as many markets pulled back slightly from established trends. The SG CTA Index was down -2.36 per cent, however it still remains in positive territory for the year at +2.22 per cent.


Thalēs, a technology-driven derivatives brokerage and capital raising firm, has appointed Peter D’Angelo,Michael Geismar, andAndrew W Loas new members of its Advisory Board.


The Marlborough Group has strengthened its international proposition with the launch of a new risk-graded range of UCITS funds of funds domiciled in Ireland.


EFG International is enhancing its global offering for Independent Asset Managers by expanding its services to include a comprehensive multi-custody platform.


Alpha FMC (Alpha), a specialist in asset and wealth management consulting, has hired industry benchmarking expert Emma Haffenden as a Senior Manager to broaden the types of benchmarking that the firm currently undertakes.


Almost half (49 per cent of European buy-side Heads of Operations have made entry into new markets their top strategic priority for 2019, with a further 48 per cent fixed on facilitating asset inflows.


CryptoCompare, a provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, and Nasdaq, have formed a strategic partnership to launch a cryptocurrency pricing product, the Nasdaq/CryptoCompare Aggregate Crypto Reference Prices.


From the Shelby Mustang GT500 to the Aston Martin DB5 - there are a few select cars which have reached a cult classic status when it comes to cars in movies.


With the size of the alternative investments sector predicted to reach $14 trillion by 2023, we review which asset classes and strategies fall under the heading of alternatives - and what investors need to be aware of


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