Friday, 29 August 2014
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Dec 2 2010 | 6:55pm ET
Ignis Asset Management has tapped a former Royal Bank of Scotland Group executive to lead its newly-combined fund of hedge funds, fund of real estate funds, fund of private equity funds and retail mutli-manager businesses.
Michiel Timmerman was named managing director and chief investment officer of Ignis Advisers, which will oversee £2.4 billion.
"I believe that while Ignis Advisers' current products remain the core of the business, current markets present opportunities to add value to clients by introducing new, specialist products, as well as providing a multi-asset alternatives solution which uses our expertise across hedge funds, private equity, real-estate and long-only," Timmerman said.
Timmerman was most recently chief investment officer of funds of funds at Aberdeen Asset Managements. He joined that firm in January after Aberdeen acquired RBS's fund of funds business, and left in October.
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 ...