Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jan 26 2009 | 12:14pm ET
Japanese and Asian equities and hedge fund specialist Tokio Marine Asset Management, which officially launched its London business this month, has appointed Polly Smith as head of sales and marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In this newly-created role, Smith will report to Tokio’s CEO Yuichi Takayama, and will be responsible for promoting the firm's suite of hedge fund and long-only equity products across the regions.
Previously, Smith served as a sales director at P-Solve Alternative Investments, where she was instrumental in the development of pension fund investment strategies.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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…
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