Friday, 29 August 2014
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Apr 1 2010 | 9:34am ET
The head of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has been found dead after going missing four days ago.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed al Nahyan’s body was pulled from a reservoir south of the Morroccan capital of Rabat on Tuesday. The glider he was riding crashed into the body of water on Friday; he was 41 years old.
Ahmed, the younger brother of Abu Dhabi’s ruler, headed the Gulf state’s Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages upwards of US$700 million. Control of the sovereign fund is expected to remain within Abu Dhabi’s ruling family.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...