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The Interview – Steven Gerbel, Chicago Capital Management: “The next few years will be a very good time to be invested in merger arbitrage”

The Interview – Steven Gerbel, Chicago Capital Management: “The next few years will be a very good time to be invested in merger arbitrage”

Tue, 15/12/2009 - 06:00

Steven Gerbel, founder and president of merger arbitrage specialist Chicago Capital Management, expects a historic number of mergers within the US banking industry over the coming years as a result of the crisis highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of institutions, and believes this will present the sector with some of the largest merger arbitrage spreads and profit margins ever seen. »

The Interview – Sheriden Hure, Fortitude Capital: “Low-volatility positive performance stems from our risk management focus”

The Interview – Sheriden Hure, Fortitude Capital: “Low-volatility positive performance stems from our risk management focus”

Thu, 19/11/2009 - 00:01

Sheriden Hure, a senior portfolio manager at Sydney-based market neutral multistrategy manager Fortitude Capital, says the firm is currently seeing great opportunities in the pricing of »

WestSpring Advisors' Ralph Nacey

The Interview – Ralph Nacey and Eric Phillipps, WestSpring Advisors: “Sound credit strategies should outperform equities over the medium term”

Mon, 02/11/2009 - 21:17

WestSpring Advisors principals Ralph Nacey (pictured) and Eric Phillipps, who launched the FRM-backed firm’s first family of fixed-income funds last month, believe that the curren »

The Interview – Sergey Grechishkin, Alcantara Asset Management: “Our strategies are designed to profit from our detailed knowledge of issuers in Russia and the CIS”

The Interview – Sergey Grechishkin, Alcantara Asset Management: “Our strategies are designed to profit from our detailed knowledge of issuers in Russia and the CIS”

Thu, 22/10/2009 - 22:22

Sergey Grechishkin, a principal with Alcantara Asset Management, says the firm’s newly-launched Alcantara Russia and CIS Fixed Income Opportunities Fund, which follows a mix of active long-only and relative value strategies, draws heavily on its founders close understanding and experience of fixed-income issuers in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. »

The Interview - Matthew Smith, Majedie Asset Management: "The underlying backdrop remains pretty lacklustre given the headwinds of deleveraging and weak wage growth"

The Interview - Matthew Smith, Majedie Asset Management: "The underlying backdrop remains pretty lacklustre given the headwinds of deleveraging and weak wage growth"

Tue, 15/09/2009 - 07:00

Majedie Asset Management'sTortoise Fund returned 12.1 per cent in 2008 and was up more than 25 per cent in the first half of this year despite a co »

The Interview - Anthony Limbrick, Pure Capital: "Alpha - if it actually exists - is the timing of beta alone"

The Interview - Anthony Limbrick, Pure Capital: "Alpha - if it actually exists - is the timing of beta alone"

Fri, 07/08/2009 - 07:00

New Zealand-based quant manager Pure Capital is about to launch its first pooled fund, the Guernsey-based Pure Protection Fund, alongside its range »

The Interview - Julie Bouhuys, Concerto Asset Management: "Volatility in the loan and bonds market will remain high"

The Interview - Julie Bouhuys, Concerto Asset Management: "Volatility in the loan and bonds market will remain high"

Wed, 15/07/2009 - 07:00

Julie Bouhuys, founder and chief executive of Concerto Asset Management, says that although the Concerto Credit Opportunity Offshore Fund I benefit »

The Interview - Miriam Mascherin, Elite Advisers: "The price of grands crus is rising thanks to the mismatch between limited supply and growing demand"

The Interview - Miriam Mascherin, Elite Advisers: "The price of grands crus is rising thanks to the mismatch between limited supply and growing demand"

Thu, 25/06/2009 - 07:00

Miriam Mascherin, managing partner of Luxembourg-based Elite Advisers, says the firm's combination of investment management expertise and deep know »

The Interview - Katherine Buck, Wayne Hummer Asset Management: "As the recovery plays out, stock-picking will once again be rewarded"

The Interview - Katherine Buck, Wayne Hummer Asset Management: "As the recovery plays out, stock-picking will once again be rewarded"

Tue, 09/06/2009 - 07:00

Katherine Buck, a managing director and portfolio manager for small-cap core equity strategies at Chicago-based Wayne Hummer Asset Management, beli »

The Interview - Stephen Siderow, BlueMountain Capital Management: "We expect to move to an environment in which credit-picking skills will drive performance"

The Interview - Stephen Siderow, BlueMountain Capital Management: "We expect to move to an environment in which credit-picking skills will drive performance"

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 09:00

President Stephen Siderow says credit investment specialist BlueMountain Capital Management is planning to launch a series of funds this year to ex »

The Interview - Giovanni Pennetta, KPR Capital: "During financial crises, investors prefer things that they can easily understand"

The Interview - Giovanni Pennetta, KPR Capital: "During financial crises, investors prefer things that they can easily understand"

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 07:00

Giovanni Pennetta, chief executive of Goldwinds Asset Management, investment adviser to the KPR Diamond Fund, says that in times of market turbulen »

The Interview - Carlo Scevola, Leader Fund: "Markets have proved to be unpredictable over centuries of history"

The Interview - Carlo Scevola, Leader Fund: "Markets have proved to be unpredictable over centuries of history"

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 07:00

Carlo Scevola, president of Carlo Scevola & Partners, which is portfolio manager to the Leader Fund, says his firm's model-driven process for i »

The Interview: Andy Sowerby, Martin Currie: "We welcome more intense due diligence on managers"

The Interview: Andy Sowerby, Martin Currie: "We welcome more intense due diligence on managers"

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 08:50

Andy Sowerby, managing director of marketing, product development and distribution at Martin Currie, says the firm and its hedge fund strategies ha »

Interview - Charlie Metcalfe, First State Investments

Interview - Charlie Metcalfe, First State Investments

Tue, 23/12/2008 - 06:00

Charlie Metcalfe, chief executive of First State Investments, says the First State Media Fund has embarked on a fresh round of fundraising after investing virtually all its initial commitments on a diverse range of musical copyrights, and argues that media and entertainment assets tend to be more resilient than other sectors in times of recession. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Jerry Haworth, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, 36 South Investment Managers Limited: "Away from the noise, away from the herd"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Jerry Haworth, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, 36 South Investment Managers Limited: "Away from the noise, away from the herd"

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 07:00

Jerry Haworth examines the factors and investment thinking that have driven the significant performance of New Zealand-based 36 South's strategies »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Todd Voigt, Cohen & Steers: "We are getting through the credit crisis, but we are not yet out of the woods"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Todd Voigt, Cohen & Steers: "We are getting through the credit crisis, but we are not yet out of the woods"

Fri, 19/09/2008 - 07:00

Todd Voigt, manager of Cohen & Steers' Global Real Estate Long-Short strategy, which differentiates itself through bottom-up fundamental resear »

The Hedgeweek Interview - Manuel Alejandro Dopazo, Fincere: "Hedge funds follow common trades and strategies that increase rather than decrease correlation and systemic risk"

The Hedgeweek Interview - Manuel Alejandro Dopazo, Fincere: "Hedge funds follow common trades and strategies that increase rather than decrease correlation and systemic risk"

Fri, 18/07/2008 - 07:00

Manuel Alejandro Dopazo, managing director of London-based investment manager and corporate advisor Fincere, says that despite the recent impact on emerging markets of global financial turbulence, the world's developing economies are well placed to continue to build on their growth of the past few years. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Shahid Ikram, Morley: "The sell-off in the US dollar is nearing completion"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Shahid Ikram, Morley: "The sell-off in the US dollar is nearing completion"

Fri, 22/02/2008 - 06:00

Shahid Ikram, head of sovereign and G7 at Morley and manager on the G7 Fixed Income Fund, argues that there is a significant risk of equity and credit markets both underperforming this yea »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Peter Halloran, Pharos Financial Group (Russia): "We have unique access to primary information about the economy and corporate activity"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Peter Halloran, Pharos Financial Group (Russia): "We have unique access to primary information about the economy and corporate activity"

Fri, 08/02/2008 - 06:00

Peter Halloran, founder and chief executive of specialist Russia and CIS manager Pharos Financial Group, says the firm's presence in Russia and its network of local contacts are the key to »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

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Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Nominations for the 3rd edition of the Wealth Adviser Awards, which recognise excellence among wealth managers and service providers including trust companies, law and accounting firms, is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony in London. ... »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

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