Friday, 27 March 2015
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Feb 3 2012 | 12:27am ET
After losing more than 20% last year, Lansdowne Partners' flagship hedge fund needed a good start to 2012—and it got one.
The London-based firm's UK Fund rose 5.7% in January, well ahead of the less than 2% increase in the FTSE 100 index, Reuters reports. Lansdowne, one of Europe's biggest hedge fund managers, has about US$16 billion in assets.
The UK fund was burned last year by financial stocks. But fund managers Peter Davies and Stuart Roden have pledged to stick by the sector, predicting a bank stock rally this year.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…