Thursday, 2 October 2014
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May 7 2008 | 12:14pm ET
The first quarter numbers are in for GLG Partners and, for the most part, they’re good.
The firm reported net revenues of $131.4 million, 80% above the year-earlier period. The firm also reported an adjusted net income of $33.8 million, up 142.2% from the first quarter last year, and net assets under management of $24.6 billion as of the end of March 31, up 53.2 %.
However, GLG reported a net loss of $226.3 million primarily from the recognition of compensation related expenses associated with GLG's reverse merger, by which it went public, in November. The firm said there will be similar but diminishing GAAP compensation expenses quarterly, ending in the fourth quarter of 2012, related to the acquisition.
“Our financial performance to date reflects our ability to grow top line revenues while actively managing expenses” said Emmanuel Roman, co-CEO and managing director of GLG. “As our business evolves and grows, we will continue to invest in our risk and controls infrastructure while managing the bottom-line.”
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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