November | December 2016
Issue 118

November | December 2016

A SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL REPORT IN ASSOCIATION WITH ACTIVIST INSIGHT AND FTI CONSULTING

In June and July of 2016, Schulte Roth & Zabel commissioned Activist Insight and FTI Consulting to interview 37 respondents from different activist...

THE HEDGE FUND JOURNAL

The Hedge Fund Journal’s fourth biennial Tomorrow’s Titans survey, generously sponsored by EY, illuminates a microcosm of a dynamic hedge fund...

HAMLIN LOVELL

A multi-year trend of consolidation has been seen in asset service provision post-crisis, with at least 25 mergers: some amongst administrators and others...

DAMIEN CROSSLEY, HEAD OF TAX, MACFARLANES

In the closed ended credit space, we see three core strategies:

Special Opportunities – funds investing in distressed, stressed and/or mispriced...
MANFRED SCHRAEPLER, HEAD OF FINANCIAL ASSETS & LIQUID PRIVATE MARKETS, AQUILA CAPITAL, HAMBURG

The EU referendum in Great Britain has brought Europe’s achievements back into public consciousness; many people had started to take those...

THOMAS P. VARTANIAN, PARTNER, DECHERT LLP

While we have a new President elect in the United States, history suggests that the identity and leanings of the future Secretary of the Treasury and the...

CARMELO RAIMONDO, PARTNER, CHIOMENTI STUDIO LEGALE

In 2016 the gross book value (GBV) of NPLs on Italian banks’ balance sheets exceeded Euro 200 billion. Interest from foreign specialized investors has...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Since 2001, Theta Capital Management has exclusively focused on hedge fund manager selection. Launching in September 2001 might have been a baptism of fire...

PABLO URRETA, SENIOR PARTNER, HEAD OF RESEARCH & PATRICK GHALI, MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER, SUSSEX PARTNERS

Real estate has an important role to play in any diversified portfolio. Global real estate has performed well historically, returning 7.5% p.a. over the 15...

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Hedge fund managers espouse diverse political views. Managers, including George Soros, Renaissance Technologies’ Henry Laufer and Paloma Partners...

ERIK NORLAND, SENIOR ECONOMIST AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CME GROUP

The Brexit vote on June 23 came as a massive shock to financial markets, especially the British pound, which fell from 1.50 to the US dollar to 1.29 within...

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