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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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Houlihan Lokey Expands Consumer Retail Team

Oct 20 2014 | 12:19pm ET

Houlihan Lokey has hired Jason Abt as managing director of its consumer, food and retail group.

Lightyear Taps Former AIG CEO Sullivan As Operating Partner

Oct 20 2014 | 11:21am ET

Lightyear Capital, a financial services private equity firm, has tapped former AIG CEO Martin Sullivan as operating partner.

Hedge Funds Suffer Worst Week Since 2011

Oct 20 2014 | 11:07am ET

The week to October 15th was the worst week for hedge funds since 2011, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Hedge Fund Monitor.

Scopia Capital Strikes Deal With Guar Farmers

Oct 20 2014 | 10:29am ET

A group of Texas and Oklahoma guar farmers has struck a deal to settle a dispute with a New York hedge fund.

Goldman Said To Back Trilogy Partners

Oct 20 2014 | 10:02am ET

Goldman Sachs Group has reportedly agreed to back the hedge fund startup Trilogy Partners.

TCI Abandons Coal India Investment

Oct 20 2014 | 9:24am ET

The Children’s Investment Fund Management has given up a more than two-year battle with the Indian government.

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Q&A: Jeff Eaton Talks Capital Raising, CalPERS And The Secondaries Market

Oct 14 2014 | 10:16am ET

Global placement agent Eaton Partners has raised close to $60 billion for some of the largest private equity and hedge fund firms in the world. In April of this year, Eaton acquired a secondary advisory group and will now assist clients wishing to buy or sell limited partnership interests. To find out more, FINalternatives' Mary Campbell spoke recently to partner Jeff Eaton.

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    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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