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16 May 16

The Vegetarian wins the Man Booker International Prize 2016

The Vegetarian by Han Kang was tonight, Monday 16 May, announced as the winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.

14 Apr 16

The Man Booker International Prize 2016 shortlist announced

The Man Booker International Prize has today, 14 April, revealed the shortlist of six books in contention for the 2016 Prize, celebrating the finest in global fiction.

10 Mar 16

The Man Booker International Prize 2016 longlist announced

The Man Booker International Prize has today, Thursday 10 March, revealed the ‘Man Booker Dozen’ of 13 books in contention for the 2016 Prize, celebrating the finest in global fiction.

13 Oct 15

A Brief History of Seven Killings wins 2015 Man Booker Prize

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James is tonight, Tuesday 13 October, named as the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

15 Sep 15

Man Booker Prize 2015 shortlist announced

Marlon James, Tom McCarthy, Chigozie Obioma, Sunjeev Sahota, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara are today, Tuesday 15 September, announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

29 Jul 15

Man Booker Prize announces 2015 longlist

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today, Wednesday 29 July 2015.

7 Jul 15

Evolution of the Man Booker International Prize announced

The Booker Prize Foundation today announces that the Man Booker International Prize is to evolve from 2016, to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation.

13 Feb 15

Quants on top of the hedge fund pile again

Article from the Australian Financial Review

For many successful traders "the trend is their friend". But for one of 2014's top-performing traders, it's much more than that.

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14 Oct 14

The Narrow Road to the Deep North wins the Man Booker Prize 2014

Australian author Richard Flanagan wins prestigious prize with PoW novel.

9 Sep 14

Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced

Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith are today, Tuesday 9 September, announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

5 Sep 14

Man Announces Completion of Numeric Holdings LLC Acquisition

Man Group plc today announced that, following a successful shareholder vote, it had completed the previously announced acquisition of Numeric Holdings LLC, a privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager.

4 Aug 14

Man Group Announces Closing of Pine Grove Asset Management Acquisition

Man Group plc today announced that is has closed the previously announced acquisition of Pine Grove Asset Management LLC, a US-based fund of hedge fund manager specializing in the management of credit-focused hedge fund portfolios with approximately $1.0 billion of assets under management.

23 Jul 14

Man Booker Prize goes global with its first international longlist

Today, Wednesday 23 July 2014, marks a historic moment for the Man Booker Prize, as it announces its first global longlist.

19 Jun 14

Acquisition of Numeric by Man Group

Man Group plc announces that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Numeric Holdings LLC. Numeric is a privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager with $14.7 billion of funds under management as at 31 May 2014.

9 Jun 14

Man Group to Acquire Pine Grove Asset Management

Pine Grove, a US-based credit-focused fund of fund manager, will add to Man Group’s fund of hedge funds business in the US, and further diversify its product offering

30 Oct 13

What GLG's Pierre LaGrange sees in Australia and China

Article from the Australian Financial Review

For international hedge fund icon Pierre LaGrange, Australia has not so much been an attractive place to invest as much as it has been a source of investment talent.

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15 Oct 13

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker Prize 2013

Eleanor Catton is tonight, Tuesday 15 October, announced as the winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for The Luminaries, published by Granta.

18 Sep 13

Man Booker Prize announces global expansion

The trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation announce that the Man Booker Prize is to expand eligibility for entry for future prizes to include novels originally written in English and published in the UK, regardless of the nationality of their author.

10 Sep 13

Man Booker Prize 2013 shortlist announced

NoViolet Bulawayo, Eleanor Catton, Jim Crace, Jhumpa Lahiri, Ruth Ozeki and Colm Tóibín are today, Tuesday 10 September, announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

23 Jul 13

Man Booker Prize 2013 longlist announced

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, of the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is announced today, Tuesday 23 July 2013.

25 Mar 13

Man extends funding of Oxford-Man Institute to 2018

Man Group plc and the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance are pleased to announce the extension of Man’s funding of the Institute through to 2018.

16 Oct 12

Bring up the Bodies wins the 2012 Man Booker Prize

Hilary Mantel is tonight named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her novel Bring up the Bodies, published by Fourth Estate.

11 Sep 12

Man Booker Prize 2012 shortlist announced

Deborah Levy, Hilary Mantel, Alison Moore, Will Self, Tan Twan Eng and Jeet Thayil are the six shortlisted authors in contention for the Man Booker Prize 2012, it is announced today, Tuesday 11 September 2012.

25 Jul 12

Man Booker Prize 2012 longlist announced

The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for this year’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction is announced today, Wednesday 25 July 2012.

22 Jul 11

Wong plots course to bring AHL back to trend

Article from the Hedge Fund Journal

In an industry noted for trade secrets and confidentiality, managed futures funds, like what Churchill famously said of Russia, may be a mystery wrapped inside an enigma. After all, no other hedge fund strategy routinely gets labelled with the tag-line ‘black box’ to describe what is going on with the investment side.

17 Jul 12

Acquisition of FRM Holdings Limited by Man Group

Further to the announcement dated 21 May 2012, Man Group plc (“Man”), has today completed its acquisition of FRM Holdings Limited.

17 Jun 11

Being right 50% of the time is enough at GLG Partners

Article from FT.com

Simon Savage, a fund manager at GLG Partners, cheerfully confides that "none of our managers have the skill to call the market", adding for good measure that "we can't tell which sectors will do well", either.

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21 May 12

Man to acquire FRM

Man Group plc ("Man") has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of FRM Holdings Limited (Financial Risk Management "FRM"), a global hedge fund research and investment specialist with funds under management of approximately $8.0 billion.

23 Apr 12

University of Oxford Partners with Man Group and OneMarketData to Create New Data Lab for Financial Research

The University of Oxford today announced it is establishing new facilities to help researchers deepen their understanding of financial systems.

30 Jan 12

Man signs United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment

Man Group plc is pleased to announce that it has become a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

30 Mar 11

Finalists' list announced for the Man Booker International Prize 2011

Thirteen writers have made it on to the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the fourth Man Booker International Prize, the £60,000 award which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction.

17 Mar 11

Chinese author, Bi Feiyu, wins the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize

Bi Feiyu was today announced the winner of the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel Three Sisters.

10 Feb 11

Transforming the hedge fund offer for the 2010s

Article from the Hedge Fund Journal

Peter Clarke, CEO of Man Group, on the hedge fund offer for the 2010s.

14 Oct 10

Completion of Acquisition of GLG Partners, Inc.

Man Group plc ("Man") and GLG Partners, Inc. ("GLG") are pleased to announce that the recommended acquisition of GLG by Man has been completed today, to create a multi-style, performance-focused alternative asset manager with funds of around $63 billion under management. GLG is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Man.

1 Oct 10

Q&A with Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners
Interview by Bill McIntosh, Hedge Fund Journal

Pierre Lagrange, a co-founder of GLG Partners, spoke to editor Bill McIntosh about how the strategy has evolved, why performance can get better and what the impending merger with Man Group will mean for GLG and investors in its funds

12 Oct 10

The Finkler Question wins The 2010 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Howard Jacobson is tonight (Tuesday 12 October) named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for The Finkler Question, published by Bloomsbury.

7 Sep 10

Man fund moves to daily liquidity

In a significant advance, Man Investments Australia is introducing daily liquidity for one of its flagship investment funds, Man AHL Alpha (AUD).

16 Aug 10

Catastrophe insurance fund announces $50 million cornerstone investment

A new Australian onshore unit trust investing in catastrophe insurance, the Palmetto Australian Unit Trust, has opened this month with a $50 million initial investment from ipac Asset Management Limited.

1 Jun 10

Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance wins 'Actualidad Económica' award

The Oxford Man Institute of Quantitative Finance was recognised yesterday as one of the 100 best ideas of the year by Spanish financial magazine 'Actualidad Económica' at an awards ceremony in Madrid.

12 Apr 10

Man Investments wins USD1 billion managed account mandate

Man Investments has been awarded a managed account mandate for up to USD1 billion by the UK's second largest private sector pension fund.

22 Feb 10

Australian investors tip USD150.5 million into catastrophe reinsurance

Five Australian institutional investors have allocated USD150.5 in total to catastrophe reinsurance specialist Nephila Capital in the past year.

6 Oct 09

Wolf Hall wins The 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Hilary Mantel was named the winner of the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for Wolf Hall, published by Fourth Estate.

25 Sep 09

Man Research Laboratory and Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance expand into new premises

Man Research Laboratory (MRL) and the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance (OMI) opened new, larger premises in Jericho, Oxford, on 24 September, demonstrating that the two groups' unique collaboration is flourishing as it moves into its third year.

21 Jul 09

Nephila Capital Grows as Investors Allocate to Catastrophe Reinsurance

Bermuda - Sophisticated institutions around the world are actively seeking non-correlated investments, leading to strong investor demand for insurance-linked securities, such as catastrophe bonds.

1 Jun 09

Man Investments announces mandate awarded to Nephila Capital

Sydney - Man Investments today announced the awarding of a USD35 million mandate to Man's part-owned manager, Nephila Capital, by AMP Capital Investors.

 

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