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An Unconstrained Investment Process Allows 'Opportunity For Higher Alpha' | CIO Clark Cheng, Merrimac Corp. | Exclusive Q&A

Clark Cheng is the chief investment officer at Merrimac Corp., a private investment firm based in Stamford, Connecticut primarily investing in hedge funds. In this interview, he talks about how family offices can be efficient and dynamic compared to other large institutions; his approach for evaluating and selecting great managers; and how an unconstrained investment process gives family offices the opportunity to generate higher alpha.
Read by 34% of LPs 17 minutes ago

Oil, Natural Gas, Coal Price Will See 20% Rise In 2018, Says World Bank

Not only oil and gas but metal prices will also see a sharp uptick, says the report. The World Bank forecast that metals prices are expected to rise 9 per cent in 2018 on the back of a pickup in demand and supply constraints.
Read by 51% of LPs 17 minutes ago

Blackstone Joins Hunt For Vancouver Industrial Space - Costar Group

The world's largest real estate private equity firm with U.S.$120 billion under assets is eyeing the Vancouver industrial market for expansion, but the problem for New York City-based Blackstone Property Partners is so is everybody else. At the Vancouver Real Estate Forum, Charlie Deeks, the vice president of investments for Blackstone's Canadian investment vehicle, told the audience the company wants to expand further in British Columbia's lar.
Read by 36% of LPs 47 minutes ago

Thailand's Pttep Rides Rising Oil Prices To 21% Profit Gain - Nikkei Asian Review

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. BANGKOK--Thailand's PTT Exploration & Productionposted a net profit of $423 million in the first quarter of 2018, up 21% from a year earlier thanks largely to rising crude oil prices.
Read by 34% of LPs 47 minutes ago

John Kerry Joining Tpg's Rise Fund

U2 frontman Bono, Steve Jobs' widow and Richard Branson are other marquee names involved in the fund. : Ten years after Bear Stearns, hedge fund giants John Paul and Bill Ackman make cuts to their staff, suggesting instability within their financial institutions. John Kerry, secretary of state under President Obama, will become a senior adviser to a private equity firm's fund that focuses on social investing, according to a published report.
Read by 69% of LPs 57 minutes ago

Steve Cohen's Hedge Fund Sued Over Use Of Another Fund's Name

Billionaire Steven Cohen's hedge fund was sued on Wednesday by a San Francisco money manager seeking to stop it from using its name on a new investing project. Aperio Group LLC, which said it has more than $25 billion of assets under management, said Cohen's Point72 Asset Management LP has caused confusion among customers, causing them to believe the two firms are connected.
Read by 64% of LPs 1 hour, 17 minutes ago

Liberty Science Center Genius Gala 7.0 To Honor Sara Seager, 'indiana Jones Of Astronomy'; Vitalik

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- One is an MIT professor who has been called the "Indiana Jones of Astronomy" because of her quest to find the "Holy Grail of Planetary Science"--a second Earth. Another is a Russian-Canadian programmer, age 24, who created Ethereum, the...
Read by 72% of LPs 1 hour, 17 minutes ago

Britain's Windy Weather Boosts Renewables Giant orsted

Most people ran for cover when Storm Emma hit the UK last month, bringing howling gales and blankets of snow. But the bad weather was a boon for Orsted, the Danish renewable energy giant that runs nine of Britain's offshore windfarms. On Thursday the company, known as Dong Energy until November, revealed a surge in earnings for the three months to March after higher wind speeds boosted profits from its farms by 51pc to 3.2bn Danish kroner (PS370m).
Read by 56% of LPs 1 hour, 17 minutes ago

Cys Investments' Stock Soars After Buyout Deal With Fellow Reit Two Harbors Investment

Shares of CYS Investments Inc. shot up 10.1% in premarket trade Thursday, after the agency mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) said it agreed to be acquired by fellow REIT Two Harbors Investment Corp. , in a deal that would value CYS at about $1.21 billion. Two Harbors shares slumped 1.5% ahead of the open. Under terms of the deal, CYS shareholders will receive $7.79 of combined cash and Two Harbors stock for each CYS share they own, representing an 17.7% premium to Wednesday's closing price of $6.62.
Read by 61% of LPs 2 hours, 17 minutes ago

Dialogue, Engagement Key To Global Security And Prosperity

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been 40 years since the historic "opening" of China to the West, and much has been accomplished. Five scholars met with members of the media and higher education on Tuesday to discuss the future of US-China Educational Exchanges at the...
Read by 63% of LPs 2 hours, 17 minutes ago

Don Steinbrugge: Three Things Hedge Funds Should Focus On

Don Steinbrugge is the founder of Agecroft Partners, a global hedge fund marketing firm that has won 36 awards as the Third Party Marketing Firm of the Year. Don has spoken at over 100 hedge fund conferences, has been quoted [...] The post Don Steinbrugge: Three Things Hedge Funds Should Focus On To Succeed In The World's Most Competitive Industry appeared first on ValueWalk.
Read by 52% of LPs