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INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR: Will investors stick with hedge funds?

Armínio Fraga knows a thing or two about how to handle a lousy economy. The former emerging-markets portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management and founder, chairman and CIO of 7.4 billion-reais ($3.25 billion), Rio de Janeiro–based investment firm Gávea Investimentos … Continue reading

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INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR: Bradesco Asset Management sheds its stody reputation and grows

CEO Joaquim Levy is pushing the No. 3 Brazilian fund manager into credit and equities and closing the gap with rivals Banco do Brasil and Itaú Joaquim Levy likes to compare running Bradesco Asset Management, Brazil’s third largest investment manager, … Continue reading

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INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR: Brazil’s Hedge Funds Crank Up the Risk Dial

as rates in Brazil plunge, the country’s hedge fund managers are buying riskier assets. But are investors ready? Brazilian hedge fund managers historically haven’t had to work that hard to earn good returns. They have used the country’s sky-high interest … Continue reading

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