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Managed investment funds (also known as managed investment schemes) enable you to invest while leaving the burden of management in the hands of specialists. Even if you have never invested before, managed investment funds can make it easy for most people to enter the investment market. You don't need a lot of expertise to become an investor because you can leave the investment decisions to professionals. By pooling your money with other investors, the manager of the fund has the buying power to invest in many different asset classes and sectors on your behalf to spread your investment. The professionals managing the fund ...
Hedge Fund Argentina | Ancient secrets of the financial
While the majority of hedge funds in the region have their operations located in the Brazilian cities of Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, Argentina, despite the political and economic uncertainty that continues to affect the country, has attracted its share of funds as well. Almost all funds located in the country are headquartered in Buenos Aires, and use their base in Argentina as an advantage pertaining to investments in the country. The Argentine market presents significant opportunity for those hedge funds looking to examine: 1) Distressed opportunities in the corporate debt space; 2) Equities that trade at the lowest valuation ... market research, surveys and trends
Managing Director - Private Real Estate Russell Investments ...
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leader in real estate investment management who manages client funds on both a segregated basis and via pooled multi-manager/fund of funds. Due to expected growth opportunities we are searching for a talented investment professional to take on the visible position of Managing Director (MD). This position will chair the Real Estate Investment Strategy Board and will be responsible for overseeing all portfolios, as well as lead fund manager for certain major global mandates. A key focus will be to develop the investment processes globally, take responsibility for model portfolios and ... market research, surveys and trends


W.K. Kellogg Foundation Partners with Progress Investment ...
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation ("Kellogg Foundation") today announced a newly formed partnership with Progress Investment Management Company LLC ("Progress") to support and cultivate smaller, entrepreneurial, high-potential investment management companies. Under the terms of the partnership, the Kellogg Foundation will establish up to a $100 million diversified portfolio of emerging fixed income and equity managers to be managed by Progress. The program's goal will be to generate positive, market rate returns for the Foundation while providing entrepreneurs in the investment ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Russell's multi-manager solutions offer investors a smarter choice in professional money management. The result is a tailored investment program aimed at building and preserving wealth for the long term. After more than six decades of serving investors' needs, Russell has developed a 360-degree perspective on investment managers and capital markets. Russell and its affiliates have developed the combined art and science of multi-manager investing into an advanced process imitated by many but duplicated by none. The result is a comprehensive approach that delivers goal-oriented investment programs for clients ranging ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
AEGON Wins Four Prestigious European Pensions Awards
On 1 July, AEGON Global Pensions was announced as winner of the European Pension Provider of the Year Award. In addition, AEGON Global Pensions' multi-client asset pooling solution won the Pension Pooling of the Year Award. AEGON subsidiary TKP was awarded the Multi-Manager of the Year Award for the third year in a row and also won the prestigious Fiduciary Manager of the Year Award. Frans van der Horst , Managing Director of AEGON Global Pensions, says: 'Companies are increasingly looking to consolidate and centralise their pension activities around the world. For this reason, AEGON Global Pensions has developed a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Janus Capital Group Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2010 Results
today reported second quarter net income of $30.2 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared with net income of $31.3 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2010 and net income of $15.8 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, in the second quarter 2009. The company's operating margin for the second quarter 2010 was 24.6% compared with 27.3% for the first quarter 2010 and 23.5% for the second quarter 2009. "Facing a very challenging environment, Janus demonstrated resiliency and made progress against strategic priorities including improved ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


NEWS RELEASE Rajesh Aggarwal and Philippe Jorion Win Inaugural ...
Mar 4, 2009 ... creates diversified, risk-controlled, multi-manager investment funds in a variety of asset classes for institutional clients. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SEC Files Civil Fraud Charges Against the PIMCO Equity Funds ...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed civil fraud charges in federal court against PIMCO Advisors Fund Management LLC (PAFM), PEA Capital LLC (PEA), PIMCO Advisors Distributors LLC (PAD), Stephen J. Treadway, the chief executive officer of PAFM and PAD as well as the chairman of the board of trustees for the PIMCO Funds: Multi-Manager Series, and Kenneth W. Corba, PEA's former CEO, for their defrauding of PIMCO mutual fund investors, in connection with an undisclosed market timing arrangement with Canary Capital Partners LLC. From February 2002 to April 2003, Canary engaged in approximately 108 round-trip ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
What is a Hedge Fund?
the simultaneous buying and selling of securities in different markets with the purpose of profiting from the price difference in the markets. Derivative : a volatile financial instrument whose value depends on or is derived from the performance of a secondary source such as an underlying bond or currency. Hedge : making arrangements to safeguard against loss on an investment (can involve various techniques) Leverage : the use of credit (such as margin) to improve one�s speculative ability and to increase the rate of return on an investment Short Sale : a sale of a security that the seller doesn�t own (if ...
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More specifically, is there a "shortcut" in Excel I can utilize? The formula I am using is: "portfolio return - (Rfr + Beta * ((benchmark return - RFR)). Comments on this are welcome. Also, I am curious as to whether anyone utilizes an alpha measure based on isolating only negative or positive periods of performance in a data stream (e.g. only taking the quarterly returns that were positive into account over a 5 year time frame). Any resource related to this would also be appreciated. posted February 13, 2009 in Hedge Funds , Equity Markets | Closed Share This Managing Director, Public Markets see all my answers This was ...
What are mutual funds and how do they work? - Yahoo! Answers
I need to write a page about mutual funds, morningstar ratings, top holdings and their percentages. Then give news and analysts ratings. Describe component stocks. Please help thank you A mutual fund is a basket of securities (i.e. stocks, bonds, etc.) that is run by a manager. The manager takes the deposits of the investors and buys and sells securities according to the type of fund it is. Reading the funds investment policy statement and looking at it's holdings, will give you an idea of what type of fund it is. It is a good way to invest in a diverse collection of securities...without a lot of money. And you get ...