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Editor’s Pick #4

New York Times reports police have begun clearing Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park of Occupy Wall Street protestors.   The rigours of today’s tennis schedule are chiefly to blame for the sorry condition of the sport’s elite players http://econ.st/sAQ8Hu DealBook: A Wave of Partner Retirements at Goldman Sachs http://nyti.ms/rYmaqn #Egypt guards beat 118 detain migrants from #Eritrea, including 40 granted #refugee status, […]
Hedge Funds

Diversified managers seen as sellers: Putnam Lovell

Merger and acquisition activity among funds management firms has already slowed because of the credit crunch and is likely to be fuelled over the next 12 months by diversified firms looking to offload non-core asset management businesses, according to the latest report from Jefferies Putnam Lovell.
Hedge Funds

Quant managers sacked as credit crisis hits

Investors have already begun to axe active quant managers hurt by the credit crisis and are putting the brakes on searches for quantitative strategies, consultants say. “There is no search activity,” said Daniel Celeghin, director at Casey, Quirk & Associates. “Flows have completely dried up.” Investors are showing less patience for both long-only and long/short […]
Investment Strategy

Pengana puts money on LPT merger-fest

Pengana Capital has launched a fund built to capitalise on anticipated merger and acquisition activity and value opportunities within the listed property trust (LPT) sector. The Pengana opportunistic listed property fund, managed by Tim Shaw, director of research and strategy at Pengana, will be launched this month. Shaw said that between one-quarter and one-third of […]
Hedge Funds

Quant managers sacked as credit crisis hits

Investors have already begun to axe active quant managers hurt by the credit crisis and are putting the brakes on searches for quantitative strategies, consultants say. “There is no search activity,” said Daniel Celeghin, director at Casey, Quirk & Associates. “Flows have completely dried up.” Investors are showing less patience for both long-only and long/short […]
Investment Strategy

Pengana puts money on LPT merger-fest

Pengana Capital has launched a fund built to capitalise on anticipated merger and acquisition activity and value opportunities within the listed property trust (LPT) sector. The Pengana opportunistic listed property fund, managed by Tim Shaw, director of research and strategy at Pengana, will be launched this month. Shaw said that between one-quarter and one-third of […]
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