Friday, 29 August 2014
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Feb 7 2008 | 11:13am ET
Greenwich, Conn.-based ABS Investment Management is heading east–Far East–in a bid expand its footprint into Asia. The $2.7 billion global equity long/short fund of hedge funds manager has opened its first satellite office in Hong Kong to focus on researching Asian hedge fund managers. Donald Leung, partner, will head ABS’ initiative there.
Leung has been with ABS since 2004 joining as an investment analyst. The new research facility will assist ABS’s Greenwich team to “better access, monitor, and perform due diligence on Asian based hedge fund managers at a time when the region’s importance for investors continues to grow,” according to the firm.
ABS was launched in 2003 by principals Alain De Coster, Laurence Russian and Guilherme Valle.
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 ...