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Soros, Kirchner To Meet As Argentina Presses BNY Mellon

Sep 23 2014 | 7:17am ET

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will meet today with one hedge fund manager—albeit not one with the power to end the country’s latest default.

Kirchner, who will be in New York for this week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting, plans to sit down with billionaire George Soros today, her government said. It did not disclose what the two would discuss, but Soros holds some of the Argentine bonds that fell into default in July when a federal judge barred the country from servicing them without also paying hedge-fund holdouts from its 2001 default.


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Q&A: Brevan Howard’s Charlotte Valeur Talks Strategy

Sep 18 2014 | 11:18am ET

Charlotte Valeur chairs the board of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts, an LSE listed company investing in the $4.9 billion Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts Master Fund. Valeur has 30 years' experience in the financial services industry, ranging from floor-trading on the Danish Stock exchange to investment banking in London to running her own alternative investment funds start-up consultancy. Valeur recently spoke with FINalternatives' Mary Campbell about the BHCC.

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    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…


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