Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Oct 11 2012 | 12:09pm ET
Polar Capital has watched its assets under management rise more-or-less steadily over the past year. But for the first time in that period, inflows to its hedge funds are contributing meaningfully to the growth.
The London-based firm saw hedge fund inflows for the second-straight quarter, helping its assets under management grow by 4.3% to US$5.3 billion. Inflows into both hedge and long-only funds were US$31 million in the third quarter.
"Positive net inflows into the group's hedge fund products, which started in the previous quarter, continued to gain momentum in this quarter," Polar said. "Importantly, these flow patterns further enhance the continued diversification of the group's offerings, as well as reducing the firm's legacy concentration risk."
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.