Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jan 18 2011 | 8:20pm ET
Troubled hedge fund RAB Capital is turning to the booming UCITS III-compliant arena in an effort to rebuild its asset base.
The London-based firm, which has seen its assets dwindle from more than US$7 billion to about US$1 billion, plans to launch its first UCITS fund, according to published reports. The firm has been mulling a move into the UCITS space since last year.
RAB’s expansion into UCITS comes as it cuts back on its exposure to Asia. The firm last month made its second round of job cuts in the region and shelved plans to launch a new Asia-focused fund, leaving the firm without a fund dedicated to the region.
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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