Nov 30 2012 | 1:00pm ET
Managed futures specialist Longboard Asset Management started life as Blackstar Funds, a family office overseeing the assets of the “grandfather of managed futures,” Tom Basso. The firm recently decided to take on outside money, which it is hoping to attract through its newly-launched Longboard Managed Futures Strategy Fund, a mutual fund offering retail investors access to a hedge fund-like, rules-based strategy. Longboard CEO and chief investment officer Cole Wilcox spoke to FINalternatives Senior Reporter Mary Campbell recently about the name change, the new fund and the future of managed futures.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…