As if everyone’s database wasn’t already in tatters.  Today comes news of the expected consolidation wave that will roll-up the Swiss FOF industry.   In an article in Hedgeworld/Reuters, Martin de Sa’Pinto commented that the “you can get there from here” nature of the compensation structure will compell FOFs into one another’s arms.  … Read more »

How Pension Placement Agent Exploited Political Ties (Update1) – Bloomberg.com. May 18, 2009   Kudos to Bloomberg to an excellent review of where we are with the placement agent model and the use of the politically connected to  make introductions.   – Apparently the well-connected politically – democrats mostly – have spent their time in… Read more »