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hedgeweek.com 17 hours, 23 minutes ago

Hilton Global Associates Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Hilton Global Associates appoints Chief Operating Officer Submitted 21/10/2020 - 4:46pm Hilton Global Associates (Hilton Global), a provider of actionable investigative due diligence, has appointed Randy Shain as Chief Operating Officer. Shain will help to build out and oversee Hilton Global's alternative investments line of business, which is focused on hedge funds, private equity, and fund of funds. "I'm so excited that we're able to attract an executive of Randy's stature and experience to our growing firm," says Melissa Kelley-Hilton, Founder and CEO of Hilton Global. "Randy and I have known each other throughout our many years working in the industry.
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businesswire.com 19 hours, 23 minutes ago

Randy Shain Joins Hilton Global Associates As Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK & NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Global Associates Inc. ("Hilton Global"), a provider of timely, relevant, and actionable investigative due diligence, announced today that Randy Shain has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Shain will help to build out and oversee Hilton Global's alternative investments line of business, which is focused on hedge funds, private equity, and fund of funds. "I'm so excited that we're able to attract an executive of Randy's stature and exper.
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inc42.com 22 hours, 23 minutes ago

Villgro On Two Decades Of Backing India's Agritech Startups

"Today, startups working in an agriculture space are not even a drop in the ocean. The impact is yet to...
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managedfunds.org October 20, 2020

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles Keynote Address At Mfa Outlook 2020 - Managed Funds Association

The post Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles Keynote Address at MFA Outlook 2020 appeared first on Managed Funds Association.
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hedgeweek.com October 20, 2020

Fund Managers' Research Firepower Is Now Key To Generating Portfolio Alpha, Study Shows

Fund managers' research firepower is now key to generating portfolio alpha, study shows Submitted By Hugh Leask | 20/10/2020 - 3:55pm The quality of research skills among hedge funds and other investment managers is closely tied to their ability to generate alpha in portfolios, a new deep-dive industry study has found. Inalytics, a UK-based research outfit that aims to identify and benchmark investment skills for institutional investors, probed the connection between research capability and alpha generation using its database of 370 active equity portfolios and 26 fixed income credit portfolios.
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jdsupra.com October 20, 2020

Wrap-up Of Federal And State Chemical Regulatory Developments, October 2020 | Bergeson & Campbell, P.c.

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI - EPA States TSCA Section 21 Petition For Risk Management Rule Not Valid, Treats It As An APA Petition: In a letter dated July 28, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acknowledged the receipt of a TSCA Section 21 petition requesting EPA to "initiate a proceeding for the issuance of a risk management procedural rule under TSCA section 6" submitted on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers, the American Coatings Association, the National Association of...By: Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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investmentweek.co.uk October 20, 2020

Deep Dive Into Property: Brexit And Covid-19 Headwinds Reveal Uncomfortable Home Truths

The property sector's foundations were rocked to core at the start of the pandemic due to several property fund suspensions. With many of them since lifted, will the sector remain safe as houses or will it fall flat? Four experts share their thoughts with IW in this week's Deep Dive.
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allafrica.com October 20, 2020

Africa: The Slow Motion Race For A Tb Vaccine

[spotlight] If the world had forgotten the importance of vaccines, COVID-19 has served as a stark reminder. Less than a year after the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), over a hundred vaccine candidates are under development and several large clinical trials are already under way, including some in South Africa. It is plausible that a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will be available within the next year or two, although only time and properly conducted trials will tell.
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blogs.cfainstitute.org October 20, 2020

Option Traders And The 2020 Presidential Election | Cfa Institute Enterprising Investor

What can options tell us about expectations and positioning ahead of the US 2020 election? : The year 2020 has been one of extremes. As individuals, governments, and industries cope with the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19, global securities markets are bracing for a high-stakes US presidential election that could differ dramatically from its recent predecessors. What can investors, asset managers, and traders reeling from the unprecedented volatility of February and March expect heading into the final months of 2020?
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October 19, 2020

Smithsonian's Investment Office Was 'A Startup Inside A 160-Year-Old Organization,' Says CIO Amy Chen | Q&A

Amy Chen is the first chief investment officer at the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum, educational and research complex, since 2006. In this interview, she discussed how the investment office was like a startup inside of a 160-year-old organization, how they addressed their liquidity concern going into the recent market drawdown, and why European venture is an area they're excited about.
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