Thursday, 23 October 2014
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Mar 10 2006 | 12:00am ET
Hedge fund managers take heed: “Ignore the press at your peril,” warned Thomas Walek, president of public relations firm Walek & Associates and co-author of a recently released report on hedge funds and the media. Walek, speaking at a hedge fund conference in Dubai this week, said that the new hedge fund regulations that came into play on Feb. 1 have allowed for greater media transparency.
“Already in 2006 we are seeing a big increase in hedge funds interacting with the media,” he said.
Other interesting findings in the survey include the following:
In response to the Walek poll, we here at FINalternatives thought it would be fun to conduct our own, non-scientific poll. Here are the results:
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…
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