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Social media tips for investment managers

The rise of social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter has been unprecedented over the last couple of years. LinkedIn now has some 313 million users and in Q2 2014 its revenues rose by 47 per cent to USD534m reported the Wa ...
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Ugly October: ‘Hedge’ funds fail to protect

By Lawrence Delevingne Tuesday, 21 Oct. 2014 Hedge funds designed to protect against falling and volatile markets have made a strong pitch to investors: Trust us with your money, and we’ll make lots of it for you when years ...
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Market Swoon Bruises Some Hedge Funds

Losses Amplified by Funds’ Tendency to Buy, Sell Same Stocks by Rob Copeland October 14th 2014   Get full Story HERE   ...
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Buffett’s stock pickers are crushing it

Stephen Gandel OCTOBER 14, 2014, 5:00 AM EST   A year ago Ted Weschler, one half of the duo likely to someday take over the massive Berkshire Hathaway stock portfolio and the even more titanic investing legacy of Warren Buffe ...
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What’s the Dollar Value of Online Patient Chatter?

By Caroline Chen October 09, 2014   On the Internet, people talk about everything, even their illnesses. Treato, an Israeli data-mining company, monitors conversations on Facebook(FB), Twitter (TWTR), and patient forums fo ...
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In Private Equity, Management’s Role, Incentives Are Shifting

Part II of this two-part Knowledge@Wharton podcast on private equity looks at the management structures that are working best for portfolio companies and how incentives are changing. “For a period there was a trend toward incent ...
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Hedge Fund Foundation Series: Understanding The Legal Issues Of Structuring The Fund

Bloomberg 10.03.2014 Building a solid legal and tax foundation is essential for your hedge fund. The fund’s documentation and tax structure are some of the main building blocks in its creation. Documentation: More than Boilerpla ...
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Decagon DUE DILIGENCE Webinar 10/15/14

Decagon Advisers will be hosting a Due Diligence Webinar for institutions investing in Private Equity & Hedge Funds.  The Webinar will be held Wednesday October 15th, from 11:00 AM- 12:15 PM EDT. Click here to RSVP or email d ...
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The New Deal: Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes

Mayer Brown Legal Update 23 September 2014 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently released a tax audit memorandum in which it asserted that the owners of a hedge fund management company taxable as a partnership owed Socia ...
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CFTC Removes Hurdle from JOBS Act Advertising

Investment Management Alert On September 9, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an exemptive letter [1] (the JOBS Act Exemptive Letter) for private ...
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