Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Oct 4 2013 | 11:00am ET
Winton Capital Management's second-ever annual loss put a big dent into its profits last year.
The London-based quantitative hedge fund posted earnings after taxes of £58.6 million (US$95.1 million) in 2012, down 64% from 2011's £162 million. The firm's revenues fell 45% to £193 million on lower performance fees, as its flagship Futures Fund fell 3.5%—its second down year since its debut in 1997.
The US$9.8 billion fund has bounced back somewhat this year, rising 3.5%.
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 McKitish of Peddie School's 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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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