Monday, 20 October 2014
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Oct 27 2010 | 11:47am ET
New York-based Neuberger Berman Group is planning to apply for qualified foreign institutional investor status in China and may open an office and make new investment staff hires in South Korea, Asian Investor reports.
"In view of the incoming Basel III capital-adequacy rules and Volcker rule, banks are less likely to make investments in hedge funds, leaving more opportunity for other firms," CEO George Walker told AI on a recent visit to the region.
Currently, about 10% of Neuberger Berman's $3.7 billion in fund of hedge funds assets are invested in Asia-focused funds.
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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