Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Oct 2 2007 | 10:28am ET
The head of the world’s largest publicly-traded hedge fund firm says rumors of the industry’s decline are greatly exaggerated.
Peter Clarke, Man’s CEO, said the explosive growth of the hedge fund industry will continue, in spite of poor returns and widely-reported trouble, especially related to the U.S. subprime mortgage market.
And hard evidence backs him up: According to HedgeFund Intelligence, hedge funds now manage some $2.5 trillion globally.
“I’d say there is no current indication that industry growth rates will materially change,” said Clarke, at an event sponsored by Reuters in London. “We continue to see an institutional appetite for products.”
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 ...