Monday, 20 October 2014
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Feb 16 2012 | 2:45am ET
There's a new king of hedge fund managed accounts platforms, and it has a German, rather than French, accent.
Deutsche Bank's dbalternatives and dbSelect platforms have more than US$12 billion in assets under management combined. That puts the German bank ahead of Lyxor Asset Management, whose managed account platform has US$11 billion, HFMWeek reports.
While Deutsche Bank is now the undisputed king in terms of assets, Lyxor's platform remains the hedge fund industry's biggest in terms of assets, as Deutsche's assets are split between the two platforms. dbalternatives has US$7 billion in assets, while dbSelect, the bank's specialist platform, has US$5.2 billion.
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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