Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 7 2012 | 12:31pm ET
The world's largest publicly-listed hedge fund is now half the Man it used to be, and a former member of the London Stock Exchange's most elite club.
Index provider FTSE Group yesterday confirmed that it had kicked Man Group out of the FTSE 100 Index of the L.S.E.'s largest companies. In its place is defense services firm Babcock International.
FTSE reviews its constituents quarterly, automatically promoting companies whose market capitalization is in the top 90 and automatically demoting those below 111th place. Man closed on Friday in 156th place, its shares losing almost half their value since the last review in March.
Man was the only demotion from the FTSE 100 yesterday, and drops into the FTSE Midcap 250 Index. The change takes effect on June 18.
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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