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Content tagged with Asset Management posted in June 2009
Wall Street Team Launches Investment Bank Focused on Green Technology
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
Former UBS Banker Jeffrey McDermott has assembled a team from Goldman Sachs, Citi, Morgan Stanley, and Barclays to form Greentech Capital Advisors.
Brokers End Talks to Acquire Cogent Consulting's Commission Management Software Firm
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
The parties were unable to reach an agreement over terms of the transaction, terminating a plan for an industry-wide commission aggregation portal.
Agency Brokers Go On Hiring Binge to Launch Fixed-Income Desks
News  |  6/22/2009  | 
Agency brokers are leveraging their deep relationships with buy-side firms to fill a void left by the bulge bracket in the fixed-income markets.
How Much for Lunch with Warren Buffet?
News  |  6/22/2009  | 
How much would you pay to have lunch with "The Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett? Mohnish Pabrai, a money manager who runs a value fund, paid $650,000. Here is Pabrai's account of his three-hour lunch meeting with Buffet.
The Urgency and High Price of New Cost Basis Reporting Law
News  |  6/17/2009  | 
Even while many firms are unaware of new cost basis reporting requirements, the deadline for compliance is fast approaching -- and the cost to comply won't be cheap.
Thomson Reuters Site to Track Bailout Money
News  |  6/15/2009  | 
A new Thomson Reuters website still in beta attempts to answer an important question: are government bailouts working?
When Hedge Funds Lose Their Mojo
Commentary  |  6/9/2009  | 
We're not quite there yet, but hedge fund managers may soon need to start giving away toasters -- or perhaps plasma TVs -- to woo new investors. Forcing the funds to eat a little humble pie now would benefit hedge fund investors in the long run.
Liquidnet Partners with NYSE Euronext for Corporate Access Business
News  |  6/8/2009  | 
Liquidnet InfraRed product will seamlessly connect buy-side traders with corporate issuers via NYSE's NYSEnet system.
Primary Technology Vendors in China
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
Many vendors are already at work providing services in China. Here are some of the key Chinese financial technology vendors, as well as a short list of some of the Western technology providers with operations in China.
20 of the Top Chinese Fund Management Companies
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
The Chinese mutual fund industry is currently 1/10th of the size of the U.S. industry, but is growing fast. Here are 20 of the top Chinese fund management companies, which also include joint ventures with some big Western banks.
7 Tips for Doing Business in China
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Those doing business in China must remember that the country is steeped in strict cultural and social traditions, so we've compiled some tips on what you really need to know to succeed.
China's Mutual Fund Industry Goes International
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
China is opening its notoriously closed mutual fund industry to international investing, injecting more than 1 billion potential investors into the global markets. Meanwhile Western fund managers and technology providers hope to provide much-needed expertise to Chinese investment firms.
China Is Investing Even More in Morgan Stanley
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Morgan Stanley is raising capital through a new stock offering, and China is getting in on the deal. In fact, China's getting in on a lot of deals lately and is upping its stake in Morgan Stanley.
China Wealth Management Market Has Huge Potential
News  |  6/2/2009  | 
The market is expected to reach US$700 billion in 2014, almost doubling what it was in 2007, according to a new report from Celent.

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