The 2016 Hedge Fund Rising Stars: Agata Praczuk
A specialist in event-driven and credit strategies, Praczuk is a key player in MetLife’s hedge fund business.
June 21, 2016
A Hedge Fund Adviser’s Open Letter to Pension Trustees
Amid recent doom and gloom over hedge funds, advisers need to be prepared with a rationale for allocating to high-fee asset strategies.
June 20, 2016
Daily Agenda: Crude Slides on Supply Glut
Oil markets react to record supplies despite production caps; S&P warns on possible China downgrade; MetLife escapes Sifi designation and GE makes a similar request.
March 31, 2016
AIG Moves Unlikely to Silence Its Critics
CEO Peter Hancock’s new strategic plan falls short of meeting dissident shareholders’ demands to break up the insurance giant into three companies.
January 28, 2016
Daily Agenda: Chinese Data Drives Investor Debate
More grim data from China sparks bulls-and-bears debate; MetLife expands stock buyback program; European PMI data registers expansion but fall short of expectations.
September 23, 2015
MetLife CIO Steven Goulart Is Bringing Risky Back
Under Goulart the U.S. insurer has taken on more risk to meet its liabilities in today’s low-yield world.
August 19, 2015
The 2015 Hedge Fund Rising Stars: Randall Shu
MetLife’s director of alternative investments was a founding member of the insurer’s hedge fund team.
June 15, 2015
Daily Agenda: After a Sell-off, Equity Investors Reassess Risks
Welcome rise in services PMI data from Europe; BMW earnings beat expectations; oil prices rise on expectations for supply data to contract.
May 6, 2015
MetLife SIFI Complaint Raises Alarm for Large Asset Managers
The U.S. government’s decision to label the insurance giant too big to fail could cost it and other nonbank financial institutions.
January 26, 2015
U.S. Corporate Bond Issuance Offers Easy Financing
Corporations are capitalizing on low borrowing rates and using the cash generated from bond issues to shore up their balance sheets.
June 20, 2014