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Sep 21 2010 | 9:05am ET
Europe’s largest hedge fund is opening an office in the country that puts the “B” in BRIC.
Brevan Howard Asset Management is planning an office in São Paulo, Brazil. The London-based firm, which manages more than US$30 billion, has hired a former deputy governor of Brazil’s central bank, Mario Mesquita, to head the new office, which will focus on research.
The São Paulo outpost will help broaden Brevan’s “global footprint,” the firm said. Brevan Howard opened a Geneva, Switzerland, office earlier this year. The move also comes after the firm launched a UCITS III-compliant emerging markets foreign exchange and rates hedge fund with about US$110 million.
Mesquita has already started at Brevan. He resigned as head of macroeconomic policy at the Brazilian central bank earlier this year after four years in the post.
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 ...