Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Dec 23 2008 | 2:25am ET
As hedge funds go, so go the prime brokers: With many Western hedge funds cutting back on their Asian operations or eliminating them altogether, Morgan Stanley has reduced its Tokyo prime brokerage staff to a rump.
The firm, one of two largest prime brokers in the world, cut five of the seven members of its Tokyo prime brokerage team, Bloomberg News reports. The cuts, made last month, leave just team head Roger Dunphy and one other employee in Tokyo serving prime brokerage clients.
Morgan Stanley plans to use its other Asian prime brokerage teams, in Hong Kong and Singapore, to help serve its Japanese prime brokerage clients.
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 ...