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Mar 31 2008 | 1:00am ET
The first hedge fund to list in Amsterdam may become the second to add a listing in London.
London-based Boussard & Gavaudan would create a new Sterling share class of Boussard & Gavaudin Holding, which manages about €800 million (US$1.6 billion), should the secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange go forward. Earlier this year, Marshall Wace announced plans to list its US$2 billion MW Tops fund in London.
The British capital, which lost out to its Dutch rival partly due to regulatory restraints preventing public hedge fund listings, has lured several new funds since the Financial Services Authority relaxed those rules.
“It goes to show that if you get the regime right, it can be a competitive advantage, and a competitive disadvantage if you get it wrong,” the LSE told the Financial Times.
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 ...