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May 10 2011 | 11:46am ET
From her perch in Geneva, Switzerland, BlueCrest Capital Management's Leda Braga isn't worried about London's status as a hedge fund center.
Braga, who heads systematic trading at BlueCrest, told the CFA Institute's annual conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, that Britain's capital "will always remain strong." She said her own firm moved 120 of its 380 employees to the Swiss city "for diversity purposes," Financial News reports.
Braga herself moved to Switzerland last year, after BlueCrest became the first London-based firm to open a Geneva office as the U.K. moved to increase taxes on its wealthiest.
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 ...