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Special Report on

Mutual Fund Investment Platform

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As regular readers of AllAboutAlpha.com know, one needs to look beyond superficial labels such as “hedge fund” and “mutual fund” in order to understand the shifting asset management landscape.  As we like to say, it’s not about “hedge funds” or “mutual funds”, it’s all about alpha. So we were very interested to read about this issue from a legal perspective on an excellent website called The Hedge Fund Law Report .  The site produces mainly in-depth articles and is subscription-only.  However, we are pleased to reproduce in its entirety, a recent article that ...
at the end of 2009, invested alongside more than 250 private equity firms. Founded in 1999, AlpInvest is the exclusive manager of private equity investments for the investment managers of two of the world's largest pension funds Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP (ABP) and Stichting Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn (PFZW), both based in the Netherlands . AlpInvest pursues investment opportunities across the entire spectrum of private equity including: large buyout , middle-market buyout , venture capital , growth capital , mezzanine , distressed and sustainable energy investments. The firm also invests through a range of private ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Mutual Funds
The domestic mutual fund market has seen the steepest fall in assets since the global financial crisis of October 2008. According to the latest data from the Association of Mutual Funds in India, the industry’s average assets under management plunged 15.89%, or Rs 1,27,695 crore, in June 2010 to Rs 6,75,864.20 crore, compared to May 2010. But the AUM figure is up 26% compared to that in 2009. At the end of June 2010, the AUM of Reliance Mutual Fund dropped by nearly 15% or Rs 18,000 crore to Rs 1.01 lakh crore. The AUM of the second largest fund house, HDFC Mutual Fund, declined 15% or over Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 86,648 ... market research, surveys and trends
Accor, Interglobe launch investment fund in India
NEW DELHI - Europe’s largest hotelier Accor and its local partner travel corporation Interglobe Wednesday announced the setting up of an investment fund to further expand their business in India. “The fund will initially hold the assets for seven hotels in India which are currently owned jointly by Accor and InterGlobe, representing 1,750 rooms with a value of approximately $325 million on the completion of the hotels,” said a statement issued by Accor. All the seven hotels, including one Pullman, four Novotel and two Ibis will open between 2011 and 2013. Accor and InterGlobe will hold 32 percent stake each in ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
MUTUAL FUND INVESTMENT PLATFORM

freedom to choose.... 403(b)(7) Mutual Fund Investment Platform
To date, we are servicing over 2000 plans, 75000 participants and $2 billion in retirement assets. ... and allocation percent. Investments & Balances ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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to open an account with a discount broker last year, he thought he’d be getting a good deal. After all, the firm was advertising commissions of just $2.50 a trade. But it wasn’t until Northrop started poking around that the 56-year-old discovered other charges he could have easily incurred—like $3 for every paper-based trade confirmation, $5 for a monthly statement in the mail and a $50 fee to transfer his account to his wife in the event of his death. In the end, Northrop was able to dodge these fees by changing his account’s settings, though he first had to contact customer service in order to know ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
T. Rowe Price Expanding Equity Investment Capability in Australia, Continuing ...
BALTIMORE, July 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- T. Rowe Price, the global investment management company, announced that it is adding equity investment management and research capabilities in its Sydney office to enhance local coverage of Australian equities. The firm has hired Randal Jenneke, an Australian investments industry veteran, to oversee and build its local Australian equity team in the coming months with the hiring of additional analysts. T. Rowe Price has been operating an institutional sales and client service office in Sydney since 2004. The move continues the firm's commitment to building its global ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
An ETF Commission War Is Brewing
There�s something afoot in the ETF space that�s going to challenge reps and advisors to create value-for-money propositions for their services. In case you haven�t noticed, suites of commission-free ETFs are now being offered by a number of brokerages. Charles Schwab & Co. kicked things off last November as a means to build assets in its recently launched family of exchange-traded funds. A few months later, Fidelity Brokerage Services rolled out a more expansive plan offering free trading of 25 iShares portfolios and its own ETF tracking the Nasdaq Composite Index. Both brokerages were later upstaged by Vanguard Brokerage ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

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(i) a mutual fund investment platform; combined with. (ii) a “Protection Strategy” account specifically designed to limit downside financial risks ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SEC Charges Former CIBC Managing Director With Fraud for Role in ...
a former managing director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), for his role in providing financing to hedge funds he knew were engaged in unlawful market timing and late trading of mutual funds. Flynn, age 46, is a resident of Larchmont, New York. Stephen M. Cutler, Director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement, said, "We are committed to punishing not just those who engaged in the trading, but also those who facilitated it. Bankers, by providing financing to their hedge fund clients, now join the list of brokers, traders, and mutual fund advisers who have been charged with participating in unlawful mutual ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MGT 807b Mutual Funds
The course will be an in-depth study of the mutual fund industry . The course covers the history, the current players and the future challenges of the industry. It will be a seven week course, with a case each week and lectures and discussions guided by an academic specialist on mutual funds and an accomplished practitioner. Topics include industry evolution, portfolio management, manager management, fund regulation, fund marketing, investor behavior and fund servicing. Students will explore the societal role of mutual funds, the goals and responsibilities of funds and fund companies, competition within the industry, how ...
REAL TIME
MUTUAL FUND INVESTMENT PLATFORM
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: How widespread was mutual fund market timing prior ...
I am researching historical practices of mutual fund market timing for the period prior to September 2003. This is an investment approach that involves rapidly switching funds between an equity mutual fund and a money market mutual fund. Since September of 2003 there has been an industry wide crack down on the practice of mutual fund market timing and a number of mutual funds have paid large settlements to the SEC to settle charges that they allowed market timing that was not in the best interest of mutual fund shareholders. The particular angle that I am researching is the extent to which mutual fund market timing was an ...
What do you think the new decade has in store for the Indian ...
The mutual funds would have to get their act together for the new decade. As the retail investor becomes more aware of the various investment avenues available to him, he is bound to become more demanding as far as portfolio performance is concerned. Logic would have it that, the retail investors would have a bias towards the better performing funds when compared with new mutual funds and NFOs. As the former would already have a standing in the environment and reasonably large reserves to boot, while the latter would be utilizing resources towards activities like advertising which are not part of the main stay fuctions of a ...