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Jun 19 2012 | 1:53pm ET
ABN Amro Private Banking is increasing its hedge fund allocations.
The bank’s Geneva-based chief investment officer, Didier Duret, told Bloomberg News that hedge funds are in “a stronger position to extract value and preserve capital than constrained long-only investments in bonds and equities.
“Global-macro hedge funds can better preserve capital and make money when financial markets ignore fundamentals and are more driven by macroeconomic and policy risks.”
The bank, which this week raised its allocation to hedge funds from neutral to overweight, manages $207 billion for its clients.
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 ...