Frontlines

Navigating Brexit: Investor guide aims to answer private equity questions

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Invest Europe has launched new resources to help firms understand the potential impact of decisions they make related to Brexit.
Winton provides market for those who want to wager on the weather

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Scientists and others will soon be able to bet on global climate changes, specifically global mean temperature and carbon dioxide levels.
Regulators gather to share investing, anti-fraud measures

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Regulators from six continents converged on Washington in early October to help raise awareness about educating and protecting investors.
Counting sheep adds up for PE firms

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Getting a good night's sleep is a $30 billion to $40 billion industry and offers big investment opportunities for private equity firms.
Finding due diligence niche in the sharing economy

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Kamal Suppal is betting he can extend the sharing economy to the realm of due diligence for private markets funds.

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Some of Canada's largest pension funds and pension asset managers are creating a research center for retirement-related issues.

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The Pensions Regulator is helping startups in the U.K. navigate a new requirement that they enroll their employees in a defined contribution plan from the moment they're hired.

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Kenneth A. Kent, a consulting actuary with Cheiron will receive the Jarvis Farley Service Award from the American Academy of Actuaries in November.
Norway fund hits $1 trillion mark

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If Norway's sovereign wealth fund were a country, it would rank somewhere behind Indonesia and ahead of Mexico in terms of GDP.
Research network to study European market

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Plato Partnership is working with Imperial College Business School to establish a research network focused on European market structure.
NAGDCA helping spread the word to participants

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NAGDCA has launched a communication campaign that plan sponsors can use to help employees better prepare for retirement.
Need a catchy moniker? Use this tool

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Vested Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in financial and technology sector startups, has created the Fintech Name Generator.
TPG lending hand to DACA workers

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TPG is taking steps to support some portfolio company employees who could be affected by the recently rescinded DACA program.
Ross honored with quantitative innovation prize

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The late Stephen A. Ross is to be honored with The Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation.
Navy SEALs to honor Citadel's Griffin

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Citadel's Ken Griffin will receive the Navy SEAL Patriot Award.