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Cenk Utkan, Strateji Securities

Cenk Utkan, Strateji Securities: “Most Turkish equity funds are index followers, some are market timers, but only a few are active in stock-picking”

Tue, 03/04/2012 - 20:35

Cenk Utkan (pictured), marketing director of Turkish specialist equity manager Strateji Securities, expects more individual and institutional investment to flow to the sector in the future to capitalise on the country’s vigorous economic growth, especially as falling interest rates reduce the appeal of the fixed-income funds. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ross Hollyman, Investment Director, GAM: "We are cautiously optimistic but do expect the volatile conditions to persist"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ross Hollyman, Investment Director, GAM: "We are cautiously optimistic but do expect the volatile conditions to persist"

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 16:49

Ross Hollyman, Investment Director responsible for UK and European equity mandates at GAM, discusses the strategy that underpins the new GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic fund. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: James Hulse, Cumulus Climate Fund: "The US election will change the landscape for alternative energy companies"

The Hedgeweek Interview: James Hulse, Cumulus Climate Fund: "The US election will change the landscape for alternative energy companies"

Thu, 14/02/2008 - 17:52

James Hulse, fund manager of the newly-launched Cumulus Climate Fund, which seeks to profit from the financial impact of climate change, says post-Bali negotiations could dramatically spee »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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