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Roubini Talks Risk, Recovery And The Threat Of A Triple Dip Recession

Oct 20 2014 | 9:57am ET

Nouriel RoubiniNouriel RoubiniWhat keeps renowned economist Nouriel Roubini up at night? In a wide ranging interview with FINalternatives’ editor-in-chief Deirdre Brennan, the professor and chairman of Roubini Global Economics discusses the challenges facing the global economy, including the threat of a hard landing in China, the risk of a triple dip recession in the Eurozone and the possibility of a stalled U.S. recovery.


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GAM Holdings AUM Hits US$80B In Q3

Oct 21 2014 | 10:59am ET

New money and a stronger U.S. dollar helped boost GAM Holdings' assets under management to CHF 75.6 billion (US$79.7 billion) in Q3 2014.

Man Group's Donenburg To Evanston Capital Management

Oct 21 2014 | 10:24am ET

Illinois-based fund of funds Evanston Capital Management has hired the former co-head of Man Group's U.S. business.

Hedge Fund Redemption Requests Fall In October

Oct 21 2014 | 10:12am ET

Investor redemption requests ebbed in October: The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for the month measured 3.12%, down from 3.25% in September.

Deutsche AWM Closes PE Secondaries Fund With $1.66B

Oct 21 2014 | 10:07am ET

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management has closed its latest private equity secondaries fund with $1.66 billion.

Hedge Funds Gain 3.8% YTD, Attract $60B

Oct 21 2014 | 9:58am ET

Hedge funds were up 3.82% year to date as of end-September while assets under management recovered to $529.3 billion.

ESL Snaps Up Sears Canada Shares

Oct 21 2014 | 7:59am ET

Sears Holdings may not own much of its Canadian unit anymore, but its largest shareholder still does.

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JOBS Act Propels Real-Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Oct 21 2014 | 2:57am ET

If D.J. Paul were a real estate development, he would be described as “multi-use.” Before co-founding the New York-based real-estate crowdfunding platform Propellr with his college roommate, Todd Lippiatt, Paul studied philosophy, sold mortgage-backed securities, produced movies and lobbied Washington to get the JOBS Act passed—among other pursuits.

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Editor's Note

    Must Attend Hedge Fund Charity Events For October

    Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET

    The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…


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