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Why Merger Arbitrage Hedge Funds May Have It Made In 2019 – Valuewalk Premium

Although the last few months of 2018 were gruesome for most hedge funds, some strategies did better than others, as usual. One strategy that's starting to capture investors' attention is merger arbitrage, which did hold up better when most other strategies failed. Michelle Jones was a television news producer for eight years. She produced the morning news programs for the NBC affiliates in Evansville, Indiana and Huntsville, Alabama and spent a short time at the CBS affiliate in Huntsville. She has experience as a writer and public relations expert for a wide variety of businesses.
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Commodities In Investment Portfolios: The Index Way - The Financial Express

Investing in index-based products eliminates issues around delivery, lot size, etc, associated with physical commodities, while providing the benefits of price movements of the underlying commodities.
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China Faces Us$540 Billion Pensions Shortfall And Must Do More To Educate Population About Retirement, Say Experts | South China Morning Post

China must do more to address a severe shortfall in pensions that could, by one estimation, amount to US$540 billion by next year, according to experts."The government is not doing nearly enough," said Stuart Leckie, chairman of Stirling Finance, a consulting firm for pension funds and asset managers in Hong Kong and mainland China. "They need to sort out communications, transparency, open up to the whole country. It is very serious."China operates a three-pillar pensions saving system:...
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Hyundai Shareholders Inflict Big Defeat On U.s. Fund Elliott In Proxy Vote

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Group companies' shareholders rejected on Friday Elliott Management's demands for a massive special dividend and board seats, dealing a blow to the U.S. hedge fund's campaign to shake up South Korea's second-biggest family-run conglomerate. Although Hyundai fended off the threat from Elliott at the closely watched vote, it still faces a daunting challenge of winning shareholder support for a planned restructuring that should aid the handover of the group's reins to heir apparent Euisun Chung.
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Elliott Is A Gatecrasher Too Many In Plastics Deal

Elliott Management's arrival is the latest twist in a trans-Atlantic deal drama. Investors in U.K. plastic-packaging maker RPC Group are right to be dubious that the American hedge fund can secure a higher offer for the company. Paul Singer's activist hedge fund said Thursday in a filing that it now owned 8% of RPC, which supplies tubs and containers to consumer companies like Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Beiersdorf.
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Meet The Texas Startup That Wants To Decarbonize The Chemical Industry - Techcrunch

Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical industry, may be the first legitimate multi-million dollar company to start out in a meth lab. When company co-founders Gaurab Chakrabarti and Sean Hunt began hunting for a lab to test [...]
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A Once-sleepy Pension Fund Wakes Up | Institutional Investor

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Olivia Jade Thinks Parents Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli 'ruined' Her Life With College Scandal: Report

YouTube star Olivia Jade reportedly blames her mother, Lori Loughlin, and father Mossimo Giannulli for "ruining her life" with the now-notorious college admissions scandal.
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Remembering Warren Hellman, Who Led Levi's Buyout In 1985

Warren Hellman, a legendary Bay Area investor and philanthropist, helped lead the buyout of Levi's 34 years ago. : Levi Strauss & Co., the 166-year-old bluejeans maker, went public on Thursday and closed its debut week with an $8.6 billion market cap. It's the first time the company has traded publicly since 1985, when a San Francisco-based financier named Warren Hellman helped lead a $1.6 billion buyout. Hellman wasn't particularly well-known at the time, having just started his private equity firm, Hellman & Friedman, a year earlier, following over a decade on Wall Street and early venture capital.
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Storebrand Generates Steady Returns For 2017 And 2018 | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Norway's largest private asset manager, Storebrand, had a 13.7% return on equity in 2018. Storebrand now has total assets under management of US$ 82.6 billion. The staggering results topped 2017's returns of 11.3%. Odd Arild Grefstad, CEO, was keen to point out that "2018 was a good year," in Storebrand's annual report. Grefstad also reflected [...]
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