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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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Study: Value Of African PE Deals Rises 137% In H1 '14

Oct 20 2014 | 3:41pm ET

African private equity deals are on the rise according to a new survey from global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

ICAP Makes Second Investment In Analytics Provider ENSO

Oct 20 2014 | 2:52pm ET

Interdealer broker ICAP has made a further investment in ENSO, a provider of market intelligence and analytics for fund managers.

Elliott Seeks Family Dollar Board’s Ouster

Oct 20 2014 | 1:58pm ET

Elliott Management has picked up the torch from Carl Icahn in the battle with Family Dollar Stores.

Eton Park Escapes AbbVie-Shire Carnage

Oct 20 2014 | 1:57pm ET

A number of prominent hedge funds took a beating when pharmaceutical company AbbVie abandoned a $54 billion takeover of Ireland’s Shire—but Eton Park Capital Management wasn’t one of them.

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.

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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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    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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