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Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Alecta chief investment officer Hans Sterte has resigned from his role and will leave Sweden’s largest pension fund in mid-November at the end of his four-month notice period, according to Pensionsnyheterna.se. Sterte has served as Alecta’s CIO for the past four and a half years. “Hans Sterte...

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Global institutional investors shifting risks from public to private markets, says BlackRock survey

(HedgeWeek) -Amid rising concerns about a downturn in the economic cycle, institutional investors are looking to mitigate risks by increasing allocations to private markets,...

Added substance supports third party AIFM model

(HedgeWeek) - On 23 August 2018, Luxembourg’s regulator, the CSSF, published a Circular 18/698 which set out to codify the organisation, substance and authorisation of...

Hedge fund fees hindering investment by pension schemes

(HedgeWeek) - High management fees are a key hindrance preventing pension schemes from investing in hedge funds, followed closely by a lack of transparency...

World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Dings Tesla

(ZeroHedge) - Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund - the largest in the world - reported earnings for Q2 on Tuesday, a quarter in which it...

Hedge funds redeem USD8.9bn in June amid worries over trade and interest rates

(HedegWeek) - Redemptions from hedge funds hit a 20-month high in June, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, as the financial markets weighed the...

Are We in the Last Days of Diesel?

LET’S IMAGINE I work for a hedge fund as a researcher. My only purpose is to make management aware of anything in the public...

A $12 billion asset manager wants out of the hedge fund ‘fee racket’

South African money manager Sygnia Ltd. closed all its hedge-fund products, ending a 13-year history with an investment strategy its chief executive officer now...

A culture war is brewing between bitcoin’s old and new money

One point of contention in the bitcoin community involves the ownership of the site Bitcoin.org, which exists as a destination to evangelise bitcoin and...

GAM Suspends a Top Fund Manager

GAM Holding GMHLY -4.21% AG said it had suspended a top fund manager after an internal probe found flaws in his...

Former CFTC Chair Has Bitcoin on the Brain

A decade after the financial crisis , The Wall Street Journal has checked in on dozens of the bankers, government officials, chief executives, hedge-fund...

Mike Novogratz: A ‘Herd of Institutional Investors’ Is Moving Into Crypto

The institutions are coming for crypto . At least that's according to one-time hedge fund billionaire Mike Novogratz. Novogratz previously led a notable macro...

On Putin’s Most Wanted List: Hedge Fund Founder Bill Browder

(Barrons.com) - Browder and Hermitage might seem a lesser worry than Syria or Crimea, but the Kremlin's obsession with Browder shows how successful the...