Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jul 2 2010 | 1:51pm ET
Duet Asset Management has tapped a pair of commodity-trading stars for its latest duet.
The London-based hedge fund yesterday launched its Commodities Fund with a couple of well-known voices in the industry at the mic. Tony Hall, former global head of distillates oil trading at Credit Suisse-Glencore, and Arno Pilz, former global head of metals trading at UBS, are at the helm of the new vehicle.
Hall and Pilz boast decades of experience in the commodity markets, with a combined resume that includes Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers, as well as Credit Suisse and UBS.
The new Duet fund will specialize in energy, metals and foreign exchange, the Financial Times reports.
Duet manages US$2.3 billion in assets.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
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