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  • 10/11/04:
    Alternative Investment Specialists Launch Summer School
    International investment manager Olympia Capital Management (OCM) and EDHEC, the French business school, have teamed up to organize the first annual summer programme in alternative investment. Aimed at helping young talents from Europe and French-speaking Africa to discover one of the fastest growing and yet least understood sectors of the asset management industry, the first edition of the EDHEC OLYMPIA Alternative Investment Summer Camp will take place in July 2005 on the school’s French Riviera campus.
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  • 27/09/04:
    EDHEC Becomes Exclusive Official CAIASM Association Course Provider
    The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst AssociationSM has selected EDHEC, the French business school, as its "exclusive official provider" of CAIASM exam preparatory courses for Europe. A not-for-profit and independent organisation, the CAIA AssociationSM sponsors the CAIASM designation, the global professional certification that is quickly becoming the hallmark of excellence in the booming alternative investment industry.
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  • 14/06/04:
    Impact of the updated European Investment Services Directive with regards to Best Execution
    With the objective of conducting a European survey on Best Execution, Edhec-Risk Advisory has approached more than 150 institutions, including the largest European investment managers. The final results of this initiative were presented on Wednesday 9th June at the Hôtel Crillon in Paris. The presentation provided 50 representatives of the largest investment firms, as well as the main brokerage houses, with the opportunity to discuss the difficult challenge of implementing best execution controls, as can now be expected following the agreement on the revised European Investment Services Directive.
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  • 07/06/04:
    Appointment of Professor Lionel Martellini to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Portfolio Management
    Lionel Martellini has been appointed to the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Portfolio Management. The Journal of Portfolio Management is the leading academic source of cutting-edge strategy and analysis in institutional investment management. It provides technical analysis of portfolio management theories and concepts, covering portfolio and fund management techniques. Its editorial advisory board is comprised of prominent academic experts in the field of investments, including William Goetzmann (Yale University), Richard Roll (UCLA), Steve Ross (MIT), Mark Rubinstein (UC Berkeley) or Paul Samuelson (MIT, a Nobel prize laureate in Economics).
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  • 24/05/04:
    Appointment of Mr. François Champarnaud at Edhec-Risk Advisory
    François Champarnaud joins Edhec-Risk Advisory as an associate with responsibility for the compliance and risk management offerings. A graduate of the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) in Bordeaux, and holder of a degree and a masters in economic science, François Champarnaud is a former pupil of the French National School of Administration (ENA).
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  • 19/05/04:
    Edhec Hedge Fund Day 2004
    Edhec Business School has organised its first annual European conference devoted to hedge funds. Edhec Hedge Fund Day 2004, supported by AIMA , took place in London on 13th May at Haberdashers’ Hall, where more than 500 industry professionals met for a full day conference. The aim of Edhec Hedge Fund Day was to present alternative investment professionals with the results of the research carried out by Edhec in the area of alternative investment, to provide genuine transmission of expertise, and to debate current hedge fund themes proposed by the Edhec research team.
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  • 23/04/04:
    New Development in Portable Beta and Portable Alpha Strategies
    Research work recently carried out by the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and sponsored by Eurex demonstrates that active portfolio managers, who attempt to generate abnormal profits through bets on well-identified risks, can benefit from using suitably packaged derivatives satellite portfolios as portable alpha and beta vehicles. These portfolios, based on active asset or sector allocation decisions, can be used either as standalone absolute return alpha providers, or as overlay portfolios customized to help managers modify the exposure of their portfolios with respect to a variety of sources of risks on which they have no desire to bet.
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  • 30/03/04:
    Launch of a European consultation process for the improvement of fund of hedge fund reporting
    Following on from the Edhec European Alternative Multimanagement Practices Survey, Edhec Business School has decided to set up a European consultation process for the improvement of fund of hedge fund reporting. This initiative is intended to be a response to criticism of the inappropriate content of the reports produced by European multimanagers that are addressed to European investors, as highlighted by the Edhec European Alternative Multimanagement Practices Survey. These recommendations are detailed in a 32 page discussion paper aimed at asset management professionals and European investors.
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  • 26/03/04:
    Appointment of Mr. François-Serge Lhabitant as Associate Professor at Edhec
    François-Serge Lhabitant has been appointed associate professor at Edhec. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the alternative investment classes that have been set up as part of the finance major on the campus of Nice. He will also continue to participate actively in the work of the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre, with which he has been affiliated as research associate since the end of 2002.
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  • 24/03/04:
    The Use of EuroMTS Trackers in Institutional Investment
    On the occasion of the introduction onto the market of the EuroMTS trackers, Euronext commissioned Edhec to conduct a study on the advantages of using this type of support in institutional investment, the results of which were presented on the 24th March 2004 at 5.30 pm at the Palais Brogniart. This study concludes that beyond the traditional and passive use of trackers, which enables the return on reference indices, such as the EuroMTS indices, to be replicated at a lower cost, it is also possible to build active investment strategies using this type of investment vehicle.
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  • 19/03/04:
    Appointment of Mr. Jean-François Lepetit at Edhec
    Mr. Jean-François Lepetit, former chairman of the "Commission des Opérations de Bourse" (COB) has been appointed associate professor with the Edhec group. In this capacity, he will teach classes on the campuses in Lille and Nice. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr Lepetit will participate in the research work of the Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and will chair its international orientation committee.
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