Monday, 1 September 2014
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Apr 27 2010 | 1:29pm ET
The hedge fund lobby is welcoming the Group of 20 finance ministers’ call for “consistent and coordinated oversight of hedge funds.”
It was the only mention of hedge funds in the communiqué issued Friday, but it was enough to bolster the optimism of the Alternative Investment Management Association.
“We were pleased to see the G-20 finance officials call again for a “consistent and coordinated” approach to the oversight of hedge funds,” Tood Groome, AIMA’s London chairman, said. “For a global industry, this is important, and is supportive of the goals set by the leaders.”
“While hedge funds are not themselves systemically important institutions, they can help provide systemically relevant data reporting in the interests of financial stability,” Groome added.
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 ...