Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jul 21 2006 | 5:39pm ET
State Street Global Advisors has revealed that is has boosted its alternative strategies offerings and formed a new team to lead the expansion effort.
The firm, which has managed absolute return strategies for over a decade, this week announced a series of new strategies, including currency, long/short, market neutral, fixed-income arbitrage and equity hedge/directional. The new offerings have approximately $4 billion in assets under management.
The alternatives team, which is headed by Chris Woods, includes recent hires Jonathan Chanis, Henri Fouda, and Todor Georgiev, formerly of Caxton Associates, Mellon Capital Management and KBC Alternative Asset Management, respectively.
Woods and his team report to Sean Flannery, cio of North America and to Jane Tisdale, senior managing director of Absolute Return Strategies.
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 ...