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Lazard Asset Management hires Rupert Hope as Emerging Markets Multi Asset Portfolio Manager

Lazard Asset Management has expanded its global Multi Asset capabilities with the addition of Rupert Hope as a Director and Portfolio Manager. »

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Private equity's thrust in insurance to continue, slowly

US private equity firms and their funds have grown investments in the life insurance sector over the past several years, says Fitch Ratings. »

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REDI adds Evercore ISI to multi-broker network

REDI Holdings has added Evercore ISI Institutional Equities’ (Evercore ISI) electronic execution platform to the REDI multi-broker network. »

Prequin Special Report: Venture Capital

Preqin Special Report: The turning point for venture capital?

Although much maligned for sub-par performance since the dot-com crash, venture capital returns for more recent funds have picked up significantly – one-year horizon returns are among the best in the entire private equity industry. Preqin’s latest special report examines the drivers of this recent success, and uncovers the impact of improved performance on LP attitudes towards the asset class and the prospects for future fundraising. »

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Managers intensify focus on institutional investors across Europe, says Cerulli

Asset managers are boosting sales teams to target European institutional clients as investors continue to fight shy of illiquid assets and high fees in the wake of the global financial crisis, according Cerulli Associates.  »

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Prudential commits USD6.7m to fight Ebola in West Africa

Prudential Financial plans to commit USD6.7 million to fight and help control the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa including USD6 million in capital to the UNICEF Bridge Fund.  »

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US institutional markets grew 10.7% to USD18.7trn in 2013

US institutional markets grew 10.7% to USD18.7 trillion in 2013, according to new research from Cerulli Associates. »

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Risk analytics essential to successful flight plan navigation, says Callan

Callan Associates, one of the largest independently-owned investment consulting firms in the United States, has adopted RiskFirst’s real-time analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe.  »

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Clearbrook Global Advisors launches re-branding

Clearbrook Global Advisors has launched of a new brand interface that reflects the evolution and enhancement of the firm’s services for institutional investors. »

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Eurizon Capital reports consolidated net profit of EUR192.7 million for first nine months of 2013

In the first nine months of the year, all of Eurizon Capital’s main indicators have experienced growth compared to 2013, confirming the uptrend recorded in the course of this year.  »

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