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Yanis Varoufakis: Nations need to get together and reboot the world economy

DAVID DE JONG: Now, we're at a hedge fund conference…you have argued a lot about the tension between neoliberalism and democracy. Is there anything...
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Compliance after Brexit: what happens to Britain and MiFID II

The UK's vote to leave the European Union sent a shock through financial markets, but will it throw Britain’s compliance with MiFID II into...
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Private equity assets in emerging markets top $258bn

A new report from Preqin on private equity in emerging markets (EM) finds that the total assets held by managers based in these regions have...
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Brexit: Short thoughts from a long-only manager

The people of Britain have voted to leave the European Union. This clearly represents a very significant decision for the UK, for the European...

A CIO’s view on active management, risk and derivatives

At GAIM 2016, we had an opportunity to speak to Tim Barrett, Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO at Texas Tech University System, about how he's implemented...
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UK hedge funds divided over consequences of Brexit

The UK hedge fund industry is divided over Brexit and its consequences, with high-profile managers donating sizeable sums of money to both sides of...
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The technology debrief: from cyber to fintech

“Life is dangerous”, we heard at a technology debrief at GAIM Ops Amsterdam 2016. While the financial services industry as a whole used to...
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“Value investing is more of a philosophy than a strategy”

With GAIM and GAIM Ops Amsterdam getting underway in rainy Amsterdam, we spoke to Scott Davies of CDAM about why value investing is making...

Women in hedge funds: would you like to see more female funds?

What’s keeping women on the margins? Mostly bias, culture and a harsh business climate – but not always in ways you’d expect, write Institutional...
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Investing in emerging markets? Civil society should be your friend

Jenik Radon is Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He joins us at GAIM 2016 to discuss how the recent global...