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Alliance invokes Elliott track record in appeal against board shake-up

mobile.reuters.com — LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) - Alliance Trust invoked Elliott Advisors' track record on Thursday, asking shareholders to reject the activist investor's call for a boardroom overhaul and saying the fund was trying to engineer an exit from the investment trust.

Alliance invokes Elliott track record in appeal against board shake-up

reuters.com — Alliance runs one of Britain's oldest investment trusts and is engaged in a tussle with its largest individual shareholder Elliott, aiming to prevent the hedge fund from appointing three directors to its board. In a campaign started earlier this month, Elliott raised concerns over corporate governance at Alliance Trust and sought support from fellow investors for a boardroom change to help improve the value of the firm.

Fast-growing ‘smart’ funds in regulators’ sights

theglobeandmail.com — Funds that mimic strategies used by active managers for a fraction of the cost could be forced to carry a health warning by regulators who are concerned they may pose greater risks than are being disclosed.

Fast-growing 'smart' funds in regulators sights

businessinsider.com — By Nishant Kumar and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - Funds that mimic strategies used by active managers for a fraction of the cost could be forced to carry a health warning by regulators who are concerned they may pose greater risks than are being disclosed.

Fast-growing 'smart' funds in regulators sights

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange near the Goldman Sachs stall July 16, 2010. The so-called "smart-beta" funds use formulas to decide when to buy and sell stocks and bonds on a semi-regular basis as opposed to blindly tracking an underlying index or being more actively run on a daily basis.

Fast-growing 'smart' funds in regulators sights

reuters.com — Regulators concerned about their performance in a crisis * Some formulas opaque, others susceptible to 'crowding' By Nishant Kumar and Simon Jessop LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) - Funds that mimic strategies used by active managers for a fraction of the cost could be forced to carry a health warning by regulators who are concerned they may pose greater risks than are being disclosed.

Ex-Brevan Howard star Rokos hires top Goldman executive for hedge fund start-up

reuters.com — Rokos, who made $4 billion for Brevan's main fund between 2004 and 2012 and was paid $900 million during his time there, and Brevan Howard ended a legal dispute in January this year, clearing the way for him to start his own fund.

Alliance Trust rejects Elliott's move to appoint directors

reuters.com — Elliott, the largest individual shareholder in the Trust, has raised concerns over the corporate governance at one of Britain's oldest investment firms, and sought support from fellow investors to appoint three directors to its board.

Alliance Trust, Elliott's clash over directors escalates

uk.mobile.reuters.com — Alliance Trust, Elliott's clash over directors escalates By Nishant Kumar LONDON (Reuters) - Alliance Trust ( ATST.L) rejected Elliott Advisors' proposals for a management overhaul on Friday, prompting a sharp reaction from the activist investor and setting the stage for a battle with one of the world's best-known hedge funds.

UPDATE 1-Alliance Trust rejects Elliott's move to appoint directors

reuters.com — By Nishant Kumar LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Alliance Trust, one of Britain's oldest investment companies, has rejected shareholder proposals for a management overhaul, setting the stage for a battle with one of the world's highest profile activist investors.
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