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A secretive hedge fund that’s been quickly amassing troubled taxi medallion loans has sat down with an advocacy group seeking to save drivers from drowning in debt and losing their cabs, The Post h… - SHARE ARTICLE


Pattern Energy's planned $6.1 billion sale to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is fraught with conflict and undervalues the company, a hedge fund said in a proposed class action filed Tuesday in Delaware federal court. - SHARE ARTICLE


In 2015 the United Nations defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals [no poverty, no hunger, health & well-being, etc.] along with 169 targets that were devised to allow for quantitative measurement of progress. It also set 2030 as the bull’s eye for t - SHARE ARTICLE


Tivity Health, which owns diet management company Nutrisystem and fitness and health programs for seniors, said on Tuesday it agreed for hedge fund HG Vora to recommend two directors to its board. - SHARE ARTICLE


(Bloomberg) -- Individual investors weren’t the only ones falling in love with stocks right before they went south. Turns out the savviest of institutions were in equally high spirits. Hedge funds, which use borrowed money to amplify returns, went ris - SHARE ARTICLE


HEDGE fund Third Point has amassed a more than US$2 billion stake in Prudential and called on the British insurer on Monday to split into two companies. - SHARE ARTICLE


BLK Capital Management Corp. is a 100% black-owned, nonprofit hedge fund; its mission is to help change the culture of the financial services industry. - SHARE ARTICLE


Saba Capital has been picking up closed-end funds at some deep discounts. In a recent presentation, Boaz Weinstein's $1.9 billion fund highlighted just one of the three main strategies it follows. Saba has been investing in closed-end funds since October - SHARE ARTICLE


Investor dove back in post-Tramuto exit; other funds also active - SHARE ARTICLE


You might think they’re not related issues, but to Edward Bramson it’s like the big reveal in the DaVinci Code, a book I have not read.For more than a year, activist hedge fund manager Edward Bramson has been agitating for Barclays to get rid of its inves - SHARE ARTICLE


The Baupost founder's book on investing called index funds a fad, but did make several prescient calls on mutual fund fees and Wall Street. - SHARE ARTICLE


Amazon.com, Microsoft, and Netflix remain popular with hedge funds, but Uber was their favorite target in the fourth quarter. - SHARE ARTICLE


The shares fell in response, but the group described the position as "unremarkable" - SHARE ARTICLE


Former hedge-fund manager says this is the ‘No. 1 retirement stock in America’MarketWatch - SHARE ARTICLE


Amid uncertainty over the global impact of coronavirus, companies across a variety of industries should evaluate several factors to determine when specific outcomes compel U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosures, says Adele Hogan at Nelson Mul - SHARE ARTICLE


Alternative Funds Top $10 Trillion in Assets Under Management | Chief Investment OfficerChief Investment Officer - SHARE ARTICLE


He really is 89 years old.Berkshire Hathaway’s eagerly awaited annual letter to shareholders dropped on Saturday, and frankly it was a bit of a dud. Warren Buffett didn’t have much to say, given his inability to find something to spend its $128 billion ca - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 4:21pm William Blair Investment Management adds portfolio manager to EMD team Submitted 25/02/2020 - 4:21pm William Blair Investment Management has confirmed the appointment of an addition to its Emergi - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 4:17pm Ropes & Gray adds two to Asset Management Practice Submitted 25/02/2020 - 4:17pm Global law firm Ropes & Gray has appointed Egan M Cammack and Laura M Hirst to the firm’s asset management - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 4:16pm Crux Informatics teams with Euronext to broaden delivery of FX market data product Submitted 25/02/2020 - 4:16pm Crux Informatics (Crux) has signed an agreement with Euronext FX to enable broad m - SHARE ARTICLE


As the issuer of COMM the digital currency, Crypto Commonwealth is considered to be a most ambitious blockchain project. Its vision is to create a COMMunity that incentivizes effort and quality of publications, with the ultimate goal to create a journal a - SHARE ARTICLE


The candidates say they support Puerto Rico, but they are holding onto campaign contributions from executives at hedge funds that recently negotiated an agreement that would force Puerto Rico to make cash payments, limiting funds available for the island' - SHARE ARTICLE


The candidates say they support Puerto Rico, but they are holding onto campaign contributions from executives at hedge funds that recently negotiated an agreement that would force Puerto Rico to make cash payments, limiting funds available for the island' - SHARE ARTICLE


It took Louis Bacon five years, but not much imagination, to come up with the latest allegations against his Bahamian neighbor.Given the sheer breadth of the allegations variously lobbed at one another by retiring hedge fund manager Louis Bacon and his Ba - SHARE ARTICLE


Data Encryption Startup Settles SEC Charges for Unregistered ICO | Chief Investment OfficerChief Investment Officer - SHARE ARTICLE


Global Return Asset Management's commentary on market selloff for the month of February 2020. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Dear Friends and Partners, I’m happy to report that despite yesterday's selloff, our portfolio outperformed all - SHARE ARTICLE


FTSE plunges again as virus spreads, hedge fund targets the Pru | 25 February 2020Stock Market Wire - SHARE ARTICLE


In October 1998, Charlie Munger gave a speech to the Foundation Financial Officers Group at Miramar Sheraton Hotel, Santa Monica, California. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more For more up-to-date hedge fund content, and exclusive access to - SHARE ARTICLE


Short-selling strategies of all stripes seem set to soar amid the ongoing market mayhem which has seen global equities take a pounding following renewed coronavirus fears. - SHARE ARTICLE


I'm not freaking out ... you're freaking out.The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..EVERYONE REMAIN CALMMondays, - SHARE ARTICLE


(Bloomberg) -- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker Klaus Umek has a simple strategy for his hedge fund: seek out complex investments. - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 10:29am TraditionDATA sees rise in demand forSOFRdata as trading activity increases in January Submitted 25/02/2020 - 10:29am Tradition has reported an increase in demand thefor SOFRmarket data via - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 9:35am EquiLend Collateral Trading service goes live Submitted 25/02/2020 - 9:35am EquiLend, a global technology company for the securities finance, collateral and swaps industries, has launched its new - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 9:32am genesis appoints Global Head of Sales & Marketing Submitted 25/02/2020 - 9:32am genesis, the international capital markets software firm, has appointed Felipe Oliveira as Global Head of Sales - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 9:29am IOWArocks adds EDI to expanding marketplace Submitted 25/02/2020 - 9:29am IOWArocks, a new “one stop shop” for data, has added Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security co - SHARE ARTICLE


Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Kristin Myers, Anthony Scaramucci - Fmr. White House Communications Director and Greg Zuckerman - The Wall Street Journal Special Writer, The Man Who Solved ... - SHARE ARTICLE


Third Point, run by shareholder activist Daniel Loeb, said by closing Prudential’s UK-based head office, it would save £200m a year. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund Third Point LLC amassed a more than $2 billion stake in Prudential Plc and called on the British insurer on Monday to split into two companies. - SHARE ARTICLE


25th Feb 2020 - 8:00am To outsource or not to outsource, that is the question Submitted 25/02/2020 - 8:00am Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance teams are facing moun - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund Software Market 2020 Industry Size, Growth, Share, Global Statistics and Forecast Analysis 2025Nyse Nasdaq Live - SHARE ARTICLE


Oil funds' first wave of virus-selling loses momentumHedgeCo.net - SHARE ARTICLE


Further to our last article in which we discussed our observations from our compliance “health checks” on asset management firms generally, in this… - SHARE ARTICLE


Tuesday Papers: US hedge fund calls for Prudential break-upCitywire Financial Publishers - SHARE ARTICLE


Activist hedge fund Third Point calls for break-up of Britain’s PrudentialNew York Post US hedge fund calls for Prudential breakup as it takes near-$2bn stakeThe GuardianHedge fund Third Point calls on Britain's Prudential to break upReutersEXCLUSIV - SHARE ARTICLE


Tesla Inc.’s 56% share-price rally in January supercharged the returns of a pair of Asia-based hedge funds. - SHARE ARTICLE


Banks and clearing houses wrangle over who should pay for losses on invested collateral - SHARE ARTICLE


It’s safe to say that boasting about managing the Genovese drug store fortune in 2032 will be even less of a draw to potential investors than it was in 2015. - SHARE ARTICLE


Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: 2019 was another banner year for private equity, according to the latest Global Private Equity Report from Bain Company. While there were some signs of a slowdown compared to 2018, the deal environment was generally co - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Despite the somber macroeconomic outlook, global private equity (PE) activity did not slow much in 2019, said a study. GPs continued to make deals, find exits and raise even more capital than ever (though through fewer funds - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Tesla Inc.'s 56% share-price rally in January supercharged the returns of a pair of Asia-based hedge funds. Optimus Prime Asset Management Co. got most of its 14.5% gain last month from Elon Musk's electric car company, according to a per - SHARE ARTICLE


The SS C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2020 measured 2.83%, up from 2.26% in January. "SS C GlobeOp's Forward Redemptions Indicator for February 2020 was 2.83%, a very favorable result compared to the 3.42% reported a year ago - SHARE ARTICLE


Jeff Tompkins launches Altos Capital hedge fund Expert trader Jeff Tompkins has launched his flagship hedge fund, Altos Capital, which commenced trading January 1, 2020. Mr. Tompkins makes investment decisions based principally on trend and volatility an - SHARE ARTICLE


Los Angeles City Employees allocates $1.1bn From PIonline.com: Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System invested or committed $1.1 billion to equities, fixed income and alternatives, according to information on the $19.1 billion pension fund's webs - SHARE ARTICLE


10 most-held stocks in hedge funds last quarter From Business Insider: The fourth quarter's disclosures for large investment funds were filed by February 15. For the equities world, they offer insight into how interested the sector is in stocks as an as - SHARE ARTICLE


OMERS names new head of private equity group From The Globe and Mail: The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System named Michael Graham as the new head of its $14-billion private-equity portfolio on Wednesday, a move that comes as the pension fund m - SHARE ARTICLE


Bitcoin seduces institutional investors as coronavirus spreads From Euro Money: In Asia and Europe, stock markets were selling off at the start of the last week in February, after a rise in reported cases of coronavirus in Korea, Italy and Iran. Investor - SHARE ARTICLE


Oil funds' first wave of virus-selling loses momentum From Reuters: Hedge funds again sold petroleum last week as fears about a coronavirus-driven recession intensified, but the rate of sales decelerated for the third week running. The slowing rate of s - SHARE ARTICLE


As the startup boom deflates, tech is humbled From Seattle Times: Over the past decade, technology startups grew so quickly that they couldn't hire people fast enough. Now the layoffs have started coming in droves. Last month, robot pizza startup Zume an - SHARE ARTICLE


Second round of layoffs to hit TIAA's shuttered OCIO business this week From Institutional Investor: A second round of layoffs in TIAA's outsourced chief investment officer business is slated to take place this week, according to one former staffer. TIAA - SHARE ARTICLE


2019's UCITS and AIF results to strengthen the average return of investment funds Opalesque Industry Update - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet and 2019 overvie - SHARE ARTICLE


After a stock meltdown, some Asia managers see no rush to sell From Bloomberg: Some fund managers are sticking to their positive outlook for Asian equities even as fears grow over the global spread of the coronavirus. AllianceBernstein Holding and Union - SHARE ARTICLE


Start-ups are being bought up by private equity From Institutional Investor: Flush with cash, private equity funds are snapping up venture-capital-backed start-ups. The number of private equity buyouts of start-ups funded by venture capital grew at an an - SHARE ARTICLE


'Massive risk' drives ESG bets at $108bn Finnish funds From Bloomberg: Two of Finland's biggest pension funds, with combined assets of $108 billion, are determined to make their portfolios carbon neutral over the next decade and a half, in a race to dodg - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund manager gets nearly 12 years in prison for fraud From CIO: Hedge fund manager Nicholas Genovese has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to committing securities fraud by convincing investors to entrust him - SHARE ARTICLE


Changes to loss-given-default models caused advanced approaches credit RWAs to plummet - SHARE ARTICLE


The Pembroke Emerging Markets Fund was up 2.6% for December, bringing its full-year net return to 10.12% for 2019. The MSCI EM index was up 18.43% for 2019. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Strong gains in December Almost all of Pembroke's - SHARE ARTICLE


Calvin Klein’s old place in Southampton is just the right getaway for the Citadel chief to spend two or three days a year.Ken Griffin already owns (at least) 20 very expensive acres of Atlantic Ocean beachfront, in Florida. This is apparently insufficient - SHARE ARTICLE


Microsoft (MSFT) has been on a tear over the past year. Shares of the software pioneer have jumped 70% since last February—triple the S&P 500’s gain, as you can see: Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more - SHARE ARTICLE


Chicago Policemen's trustees will consider commitments to new private credit funds from two existing private credit managers. - SHARE ARTICLE


Biggest one day jump since Brexit vote as gold ETF purchases and hedge funds positioning reach record level. - SHARE ARTICLE


Feb.24 -- In this edition of "Charting Futures," Tom Thornton, Hedge Fund Telemetry founder and president, examines gold futures with Bloomberg's Abigail Doolittle on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close." - SHARE ARTICLE


Gold Futures Options Trade From Tom Thornton: Video InterviewBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Third Point, led by billionaire Daniel Loeb, says the insurer should separate into two firms - SHARE ARTICLE


Tesla’s soaring stock this year was the key driver of the returns of several hedge funds based in Asia which had either bought Tesla shares at the dip last year or held the EV maker’s stock for years - SHARE ARTICLE


State Street posted most losing days in 2019, with 146 - SHARE ARTICLE


The fourth quarter's disclosures for large investment funds were filed by February 15. For the equities world, they offer insight into how int... - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds provide a peek into their otherwise opaque investment strategies each quarter with 13-F filings. - SHARE ARTICLE


"It may be the thing that takes the equity market down," said Raoul Pal in reference to the coronavirus. - SHARE ARTICLE


CET1 excess above institution-specific amounts slid 228bp at the median G-Sib - SHARE ARTICLE


Franklin’s Benefit Street Shuts Credit Hedge Fund After LossesBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


By Aaron Filbeck, CFA, CAIA, CIPM – Associate Director, Content Development at CAIA Association Whether it’s that some retail versions of alternative investments have not lived up to their private counterparts, or that retail investors may be last in the - SHARE ARTICLE


NEW YORK — Hedge fund Third Point LLC has amassed more than a $2 billion stake in Prudential Plc and plans to push Britain’s biggest insurer to split into two companies, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. - SHARE ARTICLE


BNY Mellon HedgeMark is a dedicated managed account provider, solely focused on creating and operating managed account platforms for institutional investors. Launched in 2012, the business today has more than USD23 billion in assets across more than 100 f - SHARE ARTICLE


NEW YORK — Hedge fund Third Point LLC has amassed more than a $2 billion stake in Prudential Plc and plans to push Britain’s biggest insurer to split into two companies, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. - SHARE ARTICLE


Innocap, the Montréal-based structuring and operating managed account platform unit co-owned by BNP Paribas and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, was originally established in 1996 as the internal managed accounts-based fund of hedge funds within Na - SHARE ARTICLE


For all the attendant challenges facing hedge funds – from greater fee pressures and more onerous compliance burdens to lacklustre performance and investor aversion – the industry has time and again demonstrated its ability to continually innovate and res - SHARE ARTICLE


UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Britain's Prudential to break up | Financial NewsLondon South East - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Funds Are Buying Uber Despite Headwinds, Stocks: UBER,FB, release date:Feb 24, 2020 - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 5:05pm Managed Accounts 2020 This report looks at how managed accounts have gained traction among allocators who want a greater degree of control, customisation and tailoring in their alternative investments, underpinned by - SHARE ARTICLE


The latest UK and international news, comment and analysis on soft commodities, agriculture companies and farm investment from Agrimoney.com. - SHARE ARTICLE


Citadel Advisors, Others Break From Hedge Fund Pack, Short Sports Betting...Casino.Org News - SHARE ARTICLE


First put it up as collateral for a loan, then allegedly just sell it without paying off that loan. - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 4:44pm EEX Group and NFX complete transfer of Freight business Submitted 24/02/2020 - 4:44pm EEX Group has successfully completed the migration of Freight Open Interest from Nasdaq Futures (NFX) to Euro - SHARE ARTICLE


Warren Buffett recently released his Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report 2019. One of the key take-aways from the letter is Berkshire’s ongoing focus on the power of retained earnings from the companies in which Berkshire invests. Here’s an excerpt from the - SHARE ARTICLE


Five insights from Charlie Munger at the 2020 Daily Journal Annual Meeting. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more - SHARE ARTICLE


Warren Buffett was interviewed on CNBC from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund results have been coming in thick and fast over the past few weeks. The results from the industry's most prominent players have attracted plenty of attention. Q4 2019 hedge fund letters, conferences and more If you’re looking for value stocks, - SHARE ARTICLE


Barclays and Nomura among banks that had moved from Ion to rival it now controls - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund Manager Gets Nearly 12 Years in Prison for Fraud | Chief Investment OfficerChief Investment Officer - SHARE ARTICLE


Nicholas Genovese pleads guilty to lying about credentials and hiding a criminal background. - SHARE ARTICLE


The value of each euro invested 11 years ago has increased to €2.37 on average - SHARE ARTICLE


InvestmentEurope is the leading brand for fund selectors and asset managers across Europe, providing in-depth market news and analysis of investment issues. - SHARE ARTICLE


BOISE, Idaho (PRWEB) February 24, 2020 -- Expert trader Jeff Tompkins has launched his flagship hedge fund, Altos Capital, which commenced trading January 1, 2020. - SHARE ARTICLE


ESG has been one of the fastest growing segments of sell-side equity research in the past few years. - SHARE ARTICLE


Many hedge funds either established or substantially added to their positions prior to Tesla's huge rally. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds were probably among the few winners in Monday’s markets, which were spooked as new coronavirus cases emerged outside China - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds again sold petroleum last week as fears about a coronavirus-driven recession intensified, but the rate of sales decelerated for the third week running. - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 12:21pm The hedge funds betting against the bookmakers Submitted By Hugh Leask | 24/02/2020 - 12:21pm Several brand name hedge funds are ramping up bets against - SHARE ARTICLE


Tiger Global had a strong year in 2019 with a gross return of 41.3% and a net return of 32.7% for the onshore fund. Tiger Global Long Opportunities enjoyed a 37.3% gross gain and a 30.1% net gain for the year. Going into this year, the fund's management s - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – SEB Eureka Fixed Income Relative Value Fund, the winner of the 2018 Rookie of the Year award, has reached its second anniversary in mid-January. Seeded with DKK 1.1 billion from a handful of institutional investors, the fund was - SHARE ARTICLE


Wells, Wells, Wells, look who's back in the news.The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..IT'S FINE-ALLY SETTLEDWe - SHARE ARTICLE


Blake to develop its client business across markets globally outside of North America - SHARE ARTICLE


Peter Mayer, formerly a Partner at PJT Park Hill with responsibility for leading the firm’s European hedge fund business, has been appointed as Head of Europe at alternative investment industry recruitment specialist Jensen Partners. - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 10:53am New business development head for Northern Trust's alternative funds business Submitted 24/02/2020 - 10:53am Sara Gilbert has been appointed as head of business development for Northern Trusts' - SHARE ARTICLE


DG Partners, the London-based investment management firm with approximately USD1.4 billion in assets under management, has appointed Richard Blake as Head of Marketing to develop its client business across markets globally outside of North America. - SHARE ARTICLE


Northern Trust has appointed Sara Gilbert to spearhead business development for its alternatives asset servicing business in Europe. - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 10:07am Sky Seal Capital launches Phoenix Lending Submitted 24/02/2020 - 10:07am Sky Seal Capital has launched Phoenix Lending, a platform that allows users to deposit digital asset and earn interest. P - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund mogul Ken Griffin has built a bet against one of the biggest UK gambling operators, GVC Holdings as the company is trying to fight stricter regulation that could be released. Mr Griffin, who - SHARE ARTICLE


WINDSOR, Conn., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2020 measured 2.83%, up from 2.26% in January. - SHARE ARTICLE


Private market assets under management (AUM) grew by 10 percent in 2019, and $4 trillion in the past decade, an increase of 170 percent, while the number of active private equity (PE) firms has more than doubled and the number of US sponsor-backed compani - SHARE ARTICLE


24th Feb 2020 - 8:43am Alternative investment platform Crystal Capital Partners reports 93 per cent growth in advisory business Submitted 24/02/2020 - 8:43am Crystal Capital the operator of an alternative investment pl - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Titan Opportunities Fund, a fund founded by Norwegian Espen Westeren (pictured), is shutting down. The fund started investing in June of 2016 after the massive price decline of crude oil hit both equity- and credit-related securi - SHARE ARTICLE


(Bloomberg) -- Tesla Inc.’s 56% share-price rally in January supercharged the returns of a pair of Asia-based hedge funds. Optimus Prime Asset Management Co. got most of its 14. - SHARE ARTICLE


Not going viral… Hedge fund managers maintain discipline despite market jitters over coronavirusHedgeCo.net - SHARE ARTICLE


The global alternative assets industry saw its assets under management (AUM) reach a record US$10.31 trillion as at end-June last year, according to alternative asset data provider Preqin. This compares with US$9.56 trillion at end-2018 and US$6.43 trilli - SHARE ARTICLE


Strong performance and alpha generation by tech and health-care sector hedge funds interest asset owners, but manager capacity is limited. - SHARE ARTICLE


매일경제 영문뉴스 Pulse. 한국의 경제·산업·금융·기술 분야에 대한 심층뉴스 제공 - SHARE ARTICLE


Big investors’ sustainability push drives demand for environmental expertise  Financial Times - SHARE ARTICLE


EU benchmark rules may thwart ‘tough legacy’ fix, reviving calls for blanket legislation - SHARE ARTICLE


We have listened to reader advice and now have the ability to sort quarterly hedge fund letters by date and by letter, so you know when this was last updated and can see the updates right away. Do you like this feature? Do you have any suggestions? We lov - SHARE ARTICLE


Unsecured rate undercut by dwindling transactions in local call market - SHARE ARTICLE


Argyll & Buchanan does teaching deal to help financiers avoid rookie mistakesinsider.co.uk - SHARE ARTICLE


Cammack and Hirst join as counsel in the asset management practice - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The aggregate value of venture capital deals for US-based companies reached a new peak of $104bn in 2019. Despite this, the annual number of deals has decreased continually since 2014 (6,809), and dropped by 18% from 2018 to 4 - SHARE ARTICLE


In the week ending February 21st 2020, the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator revealed that hedge fund clients continued to pull out their money in December, marking the second-straight month of outflows and the worst full-year outflows since 2009. Globally, ou - SHARE ARTICLE


A new biotech fund for Suvretta From Institutional Investor: Suvretta Capital Management is raising money for a new fund that will launch on April 1.The fund, called Averill, will be completely separate from Suvretta's existing funds but will use the fir - SHARE ARTICLE


From FT: Alexander Henderson, 1st Baron Faringdon, made a fortune investing in railways and canals during the latter stages of the industrial revolution. He was not alone - other wealthy merchants and landowners pitched in as well, receiving tolls just as - SHARE ARTICLE


Indiana Public Retirement slates $180m for alts managers From PIonline.com: Indiana Public Retirement System, Indianapolis, committed or invested a total of $180 million to three alternative investment funds from the $31.9 billion defined benefit plan. - SHARE ARTICLE


These stocks are suddenly popular with hedge funds From Institutional Investor: Hedge funds ended 2019 by sticking with what works. The 15 most popular stocks among hedge funds were unchanged for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to Novus, which - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund DG Partners hires marketing lead to raise assets From Reuters: Hedge fund firm DG Partners has hired Richard Blake, previously head of business for trader Greg Coffey's Kirkoswald Asset Management, to lead a new fundraising drive outside of th - SHARE ARTICLE


Japan the next country to mint a digital currency? From Coin Telegraph: With finance ministers and central bank governors having recently discussed cryptocurrency regulations at the G-20 summit, Japan is taking notice at home. Leaders at the Bank of Jap - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds shrug off oil's rebound with bets on further woes Hedge funds are bracing for more trouble in the oil market, even after crude rebounded for a second week on hopes the coronavirus outbreak's threat to economic growth is waning. Bets against W - SHARE ARTICLE


US stock market beats private equity's returns for first time Fropm FT: Private equity returns have lagged behind those of stocks in the US over the past decade, the first time that has happened over a 10-year period and a sign of how the industry has st - SHARE ARTICLE


Luxembourg regulator accused of failing to protect investors From FT: Investors who claim they were defrauded out of millions of euros from a Luxembourg-based fund range have accused the grand duchy's financial regulator of prioritising promoting the cou - SHARE ARTICLE


Lime conflict deepens among brokerages From Korea Times: Conflict is escalating among Korea's four brokerages over their varying interests and roles played in the ongoing Lime fiasco, a mismanaged hedge fund that incurred for many people a substantial ? - SHARE ARTICLE


Is it worth timing commitments to private equity? From Institutional Investor: Private equity performance tends to drop after periods of strong fundraising - but little may be gained from attempts to time this predictable cycle, according to a working pa - SHARE ARTICLE


Big investors' sustainability push drives demand for environmental expertise From FT: Barely a day goes by without another large company announcing a sustainability drive, encompassing everything from encouraging employees to use less plastic to withdraw - SHARE ARTICLE


Inside the shake-up at SoftBank after a year of billion dollar woes From Telegraph: In the dying days of 2019, as the world's eyes were fixed on the downfall of WeWork founder Adam Neumann, one of Wall Street's most predatory funds was starting to circle - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Former Harbinger Capital hedge fund manager Philip Falcone was accused in a New York lawsuit of defaulting on $65.8 million in loans and violating the terms of lending agreements by selling two paintings used as collateral, including one b - SHARE ARTICLE


Activist hedge fund gets a chance to make over Victoria's Secret From Barrons: Now the real work at Victoria's Secret begins. After years of declining sales and nearly a year of activist intervention, L Brands sold a 55% stake of the lingerie retailer to - SHARE ARTICLE


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