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Oct 23 2012 | 1:21pm ET
GAM Holding said that assets rose in the third quarter in spite of continued difficulties with its most important business line, funds of hedge funds.
The Swiss firm said its assets increased 5.1% to 116.8 billion Swiss francs (US$126 billion) in the quarter, thanks to inflows, fund performance and its acquisition of a majority stake in Arkos Capital.
But its funds of funds continued to disappoint, suffering outflows that were offset by the good news. Still, it sought to offer a silver lining even on that front, noting that redemption pressure by clients at its former parents, Julius Baer and UBS, were slowing.
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 ...