Friday, 28 August 2015
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Aug 24 2015 | 7:37pm ET
The efforts of U.S. hedge fund manager Kyle Bass to utilize the patent review process as a way to challenge pharmaceutical company patents have been dealt a blow.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark office has rejected the petition challenging two Acorda Therapeutics patents on the company’s Ampyra multiple sclerosis drug. The PTO determined that Bass, whose Coalition for Affordable Drugs filed the challenge, did not present enough evidence to warrant review of the patents.
Aug 28 2015 | 7:47pm ET
OppenheimerFunds has launched a new global multi-asset growth fund that will invest across asset classes to efficiently provide risk-adjusted growth and aims to mitigate downside risk and volatility.
Aug 28 2015 | 7:32pm ET
Singapore-based OCBC Bank, has closed on a new S$550 million private equity fund launched in conjunction with its asset management subsidiary, Lion Global Investors.
Aug 28 2015 | 7:18pm ET
Aberdeen Asset Management has launched a new liquid alternatives fund that aims to offer retail investors access to a wide range of alternative investment strategies.
Aug 28 2015 | 6:55pm ET
Multi-strategy fund of hedge funds ALTIN has revealed first-half and July 2015 results that beat its benchmark and underlined the robustness of its fund construction.
Aug 28 2015 | 6:38pm ET
Two Republican senators asking questions of three firms as they begin taking a serious look at a relatively new area of interest for hedge funds - litigation finance.
Aug 28 2015 | 11:59am ET
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis chief James Bullard has said he doesn't believe recent market turmoil will deter the FOMC from hiking interest rates this fall, since the basic economic trajectory of the United States has not changed. Bullard's comments are in marked contrast to those made recently by other senior Fed officials, including NY Fed president William Dudley.More News
Aug 27 2015 | 5:35pm ET
Deal sourcing is understandably a hot topic among private equity firms because it takes considerable time, energy and money to do effectively. But is courting the busiest intermediaries – i.e. those that have the most deals – the right strategy? Not necessarily, says Nadim Malik, CEO of Sutton Place Strategies, who approached this question from a quantitative perspective.
Aug 11 2015 | 11:29am ET
Assets will continue to flow into the hedge fund industry despite long-standing concerns about fees, performance and scandals, according to an article penned by Agecroft Partners' Don Steinbrugge.
Aug 27 2015 | 6:47pm ET
A new fund is trying to provide investors with greater access to an emerging asset class that boasts little correlation to volatile equity markets: Collectible cars.
Aug 11 2015 | 12:28pm ET
Money managers have been looking for tools to turn data into alpha for as long as computers have been a part of the asset management industry. The team at Madrone brings the latest in cloud computing technology as well as deep industry experience to help money managers transform their data into actionable analytics.
Jun 4 2015 | 10:13am ET
The Alpha Pages, parent of FINalternatives and Futures magazine, introduces Modern Trader magazine. After 43 years, publishing more than 500 monthly issues, Futures magazine is being re-introduced as a high-production value print publication with vastly expanded content for professional traders and self-directed investors.
May 27 2015 | 2:15pm ET
Support Hedge Funds Care, also known as Help For Children (HFC), by participating in this year's raffle. All proceeds go to support HFC's mission of preventing and treating child abuse. Read more…