Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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May 22 2012 | 8:07am ET
The GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for May 2012 measured 3.31%, up from 2.00% in April.
The indicator represents the sum of forward redemption notices received from investors in hedge funds administered by GlobeOp divided by their assets under management at the beginning of the month. Forward redemptions as a percentage of GlobeOp assets under administration have trended significantly lower since reaching a high of 19.27% in November 2008.
GlobeOp counts about 10% of single-manager hedge funds with a combined $187 billion in assets as its clients.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.