Irish fund Quartys gets €33m from French parent... [more]From Independent.ie: French hedge fund operator ABC Arbitrage has injected over €30m into an Irish subsidiary it established last year to help circumvent onerous financial regulation in France. The unit, Quartys, has received €33m since November, according to filings with the Companies Office. The l
Regulatory - Hedging changes the game for global funds... [more]From WSJ.com: The strong dollar and bond buying by central banks overseas are driving yields on non-U.S. developed-market debt to historic lows, making the case for a globally diversified fixed-income portfolio difficult.
The solution for many ETF investors has been the currency-hedged Vanguar
Asia - India's hedge funds vie with venture capitalists for start-ups... [more]From Livemint.com: Nimbler hedge funds are ready to write cheques to start-ups in record time, cutting out venture capitalists (VCs) from investing in promising young companies, underscoring the challenges faced by VC funds in India, where valuations have soared so high that they are drawing compari
…And Finally - Questionable judgment... [more]From Newsoftheweird.com: Pioneering British facial surgeon Ninian Peckitt, 63, facing a Medical Practitioners Tribunal in Manchester in April, was accused by a witness of "repeatedly" having punched one patient in the face during a procedure in order to straighten a fracture.
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