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SEC Charges Omega's Cooperman With Insider Trading

Sep 21 2016 | 3:47pm ET

U.S. securities regulators have charged billionaire investor Leon Cooperman and his hedge fund Omega Advisors with insider trading related to a pipeline investment made six years ago, making him the SEC's highest-profile target in several years amid a renewed crackdown on the improper use of confidential information. 

 

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Actis Taps Commonfund's Byrd For Investor Development Slot

Sep 30 2016 | 9:59pm ET

Multi-asset emerging market investor Actis has hired former Commonfund executive Carlton Byrd as a director in its investor development group.

Fiera Capital Agrees to Buy EM Specialist Charlemagne Capital For $53M

Sep 30 2016 | 9:47pm ET

Canadian investment management company Fiera Capital has agreed to buy London-based emerging market specialist Charlemagne Capital in an all-cash deal valued at around $53 million.

Lyxor Asset Management Launches New Multi-Manager Fixed Income Fund

Sep 30 2016 | 9:19pm ET

Lyxor Asset Management has debuted a new multi-manager fixed income UCITS fund that seeks to address the asymmetric risk faced by investors confronted with the very low returns generated by fixed income investments and the risk of a rise in interest rates.

Hazeltree Partners with HedgeServ for Middle-Office Fund Services

Sep 30 2016 | 8:46pm ET

Integrated treasury management specialist HazelTree has inked a partnership with global fund administrator HedgeServ to deliver enhanced middle-office treasury services to hedge funds and other alternative investment managers.

Reuters Poll: Global Investors Pile Back Into Japanese, Eurozone Debt

Sep 30 2016 | 8:33pm ET

Global investors raised holdings of Japanese bonds to four-year highs in September and bought more euro zone debt, according to a Reuters poll, as investors shrugged off a mid-month market sell-off and expressed renewed faith in central banks' commitments to their asset-buying programs.

Nordea Teams with ClariVest For New L/S Equity Liquid Alt Fund

Sep 30 2016 | 8:25pm ET

Stockholm-based Nordea Asset Management has partnered with U.S. boutique manager ClariVest Asset Management to launch a new global long/short equity liquid alternative fund.

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Humble in Hofstra...One Debate an Election Can Make

Sep 26 2016 | 10:20am ET

Tonight's U.S. Presidential debate, infamously coined the “Humbling in Hofstra” by Mark Cuban, has the potential to reshape the world, according to Rareview Macro's Neil Azous. Unlike the adage “one stock a market does not make,” his view is that in this case, “one debate an election can make," and at the top-down investment level, the event will dictate asset prices over the next 72 hours and kick-off a greater rebalancing exercise at the sector, industry, and single stock level.

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    Due Diligence Beyond The Tear Sheet

    Aug 12 2016 | 10:02am ET

    For prudent investors, the ubiquitous tear sheet is ground zero for any further investigation of a fund; the more impressive they are, the more questions they raise. In our inaugural Trade Secrets column on due diligence, we look at a Brazilian direct lending fund whose tear sheet promotes performance that would make any investor sit up straight, including 100% positive months, a Sharpe ratio of 16.7, no drawdowns, and weekly liquidity. But is all as it seems?

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