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Alternative Asset Events

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Rupert Foster (pictured), manager of the Matrix Asia Fund, believes that this year will see the start of global tightening, in the short term causing markets to become nervous and jittery but subsequently opening up opportunities first in interest rate-sensitive and then cyclical areas of the market.   GFM: What is the background to your company and funds?   RF: Matrix Group is a privately-owned financial services business founded in 1987 with areas of expertise including asset management, corporate capital, property and specialised finance. At the end of January, Matrix Group had GBP3.1bn in assets under management. ...
refers to a tax imposed on entities that are taxed at the entity level in a particular jurisdiction. Such taxes may include income or other taxes. The tax systems of most countries impose an income tax at the entity level on certain type(s) of entities (company or corporation ). Many systems additionally tax owners or members of those entities on dividends or other distributions by the entity to the members. The tax generally is imposed on net taxable income . Net taxable income for corporate tax is generally financial statement income with modifications, and may be defined in great detail within the system. The rate of tax ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Will Hedge Funds be the New Banks? New York Managers Expect Bright ...
New York, June 17th, 2008 — Opalesque, the world’s largest subscription-based publisher covering the alternative investment industry, has launched the sixth issue of its acclaimed regional Roundtable scripts, the “Opalesque New York Roundtable” (download here: http://www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=static&and=RoundtableNY) Some hedge funds have already started to position themselves as a merchant bank with investment banking capabilities to originate structures. This allows the manager to change cash flows as he wants them, and to be a principal investor. Hedge funds have started to build their own channels of ... market research, surveys and trends
Better Than Expected US Spending Report Struggles To Keep Crude ...
There was more than enough reason (from a fundamental perspective) to see US crude higher to start the week. Therefore, the benchmark energy contract would naturally fall on the day. North American Commodity Update Commodities - Energy Better Than Expected US Spending Report Struggles to Keep Crude Above Water Crude Oil (LS NYMEX) - $78.01 // -$0.85 // -1.08% There was more than enough reason (from a fundamental perspective) to see US crude higher to start the week. Therefore, the benchmark energy contract would naturally fall on the day. On the face of thing, risk appetite turned bullish for brief spats during the active New ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
ALTERNATIVE ASSET EVENTS

bfinance - bfinance fee survey: sixty-percent of pension funds ...
First, the good news. A bfinance survey covering a diverse group of pension funds shows that 70% of respondents feel they are getting good value for money from their passive equity and fixed income managers.   Now for the bad. At the other end of the spectrum, a majority of respondents (60%) are disappointed with the fees they pay for actively-managed FoHFs. In the wake of the credit crunch and dramatically changing capital markets landscape, participating pension schemes were asked to rate whether they get good, fair or poor value for their money across 14 asset classes. Not one said they get good value from FoHFs and only ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Hedge Funds May Get $222 Billion Inflows in 2010, Survey Says ...
March 16 (Bloomberg) -- Hedge funds globally may attract $222 billion of fresh capital this year, according to a survey by Deutsche Bank AG , marking the first annual net inflow since the global financial crisis hit in 2007. That will increase hedge fund assets to $1.72 trillion, the annual survey from the German bank shows. Chicago-based data provider Hedge Fund Research Inc. estimated industry assets at $1.6 trillion by December after investors pulled out $131 billion of capital in 2009. Investors are returning to hedge funds after they posted an average return of 20 percent in 2009, the most since 1999, according to HFR data ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
China Agritech, Inc. Receives $10 Million From Warrant Exercise by The Carlyle ...
("China Agritech", or the "Company"), a leading organic compound fertilizer manufacturer and distributor in China , today announced that it has received $10 million as a result of the exercise of common stock warrants held by Carlyle Asia Growth Partners IV, L.P. and CAGP IV Co-Investment, L.P., two affiliates of The Carlyle Group. The Carlyle Group affiliates originally acquired the warrants in connection with the Company's strategic private placement, consummated on October 20, 2009 . A total of 1,857,024 newly issued shares of the Company's common stock were issued from the warrant exercise. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Ares Capital Corporation Leads New Subordinated Debt Commitment to Support ...
announced today that it has closed a senior subordinated debt facility in support of Genstar Capital's investment in Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for health and human services organizations. Ares Capital acted as the administrative agent for and sole investor in the senior subordinated debt facility. Ares Capital also provided an unfunded delayed draw term loan for future acquisitions. "We are very impressed with Netsmart's quality management team, and we look forward to supporting the company's exciting growth ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Conference Corner: Hedgies Exchange Ideas in Sin City
FINalternatives. HEDGEFUND & PRIVATE EQUITY NEWS. Conference Corner: Hedgies Exchange Ideas in Sin City. - By Ronald Orol. November 12, 2007 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
- Economic Analysis Primer - Economic Analysis - EEI - Asset ...
Uncertainty is a factor in the analysis of transportation projects just as it is in any other enterprise. Fortunately, much of the uncertainty associated with transportation investments can be evaluated and managed. Typically, the analyst is faced with a number of uncertainties when evaluating a highway investment. Many of these uncertainties can be measured by quantifying the probability of an event and its impact if it occurs. Measured uncertainty is known as "risk." Risk can be identified and understood by answering three questions: What can happen? The following are examples of things that can happen that would change BCA ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
EDHEC Faculty and Research - Alternative Asset Allocation Seminar
Together with CFA Institute, EDHEC-Risk Institute has introduced seminars that take stock of the latest industry trends and research advances and clarify the distinction between true innovation and mere marketing claims. The Alternative Asset Allocation Seminar is an intensive three-day course that will impart advanced concepts and practical tools for optimal construction and risk management of multi-style multi-class portfolios. It will also enable participants to derive the full benefits of alternative investments for asset management and asset-liability management (ALM) while controlling for their specific risks. Presented in ...
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ALTERNATIVE ASSET EVENTS
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Why should a stock and or bond investor include alternative ...
Auditing (1), Venture Capital and Private Equity (1), Economics (1), Financial Regulation (1), Risk Management (1), Commodity Markets (1), Derivatives Markets (1), Equity Markets (1), Hedge Funds (1) I have spent many hours running efficient frontiers for investment portfolios through sophisticated models. This bears out two things: 1: Diversification does bring benefits. Alternative investments bring diversification. 2: Just the ability to go short in a market greatly improves the efficient frontier of a portfolio for that asset. posted 1 month ago Financial Advisor | Financial Planning Associate | Investment Advisor | Wealth ...
What will be the next asset bubble? - Yahoo! Answers
The thing about bubbles is that you don't usually see them until right before they pop. To create a bubble requires a paradigm shift by investors only to discover that history always repeats itself. In the tech bubble, we all thought business would be done over the web and there was a drastic need for a tech buildout until we overbuilt. The housing bubble was created by cheap interest rates (which were needed at the time), but the bubble came when people were convinced that anyone could buy 2-3 houses and then "flip" them easilly because housing prices were always going to go up 10-20% per year. So we won't ...