Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Jan 14 2013 | 2:09am ET
GLG Partners’ top emerging markets managers are leaving the firm to launch one of their own.
Karim Abdel-Motaal and Bart Turtelboom’s exit comes amidst a restructuring at GLG owner Man Group that will see the business split into macro, fixed-income and currency units, with emerging markets split into each area.
Abdel-Motaal and Turtelboom took over the GLG Emerging Markets in late 2008 after Greg Coffey left the firm for Moore Capital Management. The duo joined from Morgan Stanley; Abdel-Motaal formerly worked at Tudor Investment Corp. and Turtelboom at Vega Asset Management.
During their four years at the US$1.5 billion Emerging Markets Fund, Abdel-Motaal and Turtelboom have posted annualized returns of 9.3%.
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…
There are two things currency analysts agree on: Currencies have never gone through such a period of low volatility and the dollar must lead the sector out of the current malaise.