Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 15 2010 | 2:43am ET
Martin Currie is preparing to launch a pair of UCITS III-compliant hedge funds, one focused on Europe and the other on Japan.
The long-biased Absolute Alpha funds are expected to debut this month, Investment Week reports. The Europe fund will be managed by Michael Brown, who runs Martin Currie’s European hedge fund, while Keith Donaldson will help the Japan hedge fund.
Both funds will focus on companies with an international focus.
“International companies tend to be more forthright generating returns for shareholders,” Donaldson told IW.
Brown said the new fund will focus on France and Germany.
“We have seen greater growth in the periphery of Europe in the past, but now we will see stronger growth in the core,” he said.
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 ...