Monday, 30 March 2015
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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.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…