Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Nov 29 2010 | 10:03am ET
Artemis Investment Management has already profited from Gartmore Group's troubles, having swooped in to snare its Growth Opportunities Trust after that fund fired Gartmore. But the money manager doesn't appear to be stopping there.
Artemis is among a handful of funds of hedge funds and asset managers mulling a reverse-merger with Gartmore, which has been slammed with redemptions following the resignation of top hedge fund manager Roger Guy earlier this month. Gartmore quickly moved to seek a buyer, hiring Goldman Sachs to consider strategic alternatives for the firm.
In September, Gartmore's Growth Opportunities Fund voted to merge with Artemis' Alpha Trust. The fund fired Gartmore after manager Gervais Williams left the firm earlier this year.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...