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2014-02-18 04:20:46

'Down' with alpha and 'up' with targeted returns, greater use of alternatives NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 80% of institutional investors expect risk management to play an even greater role in the investment decision process in the future, according to a new study published by BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, in collaboration with Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. In addition, over the next five years 73%...

2014-01-27 20:21:07

Analysis Pegged to WEF Risk Categories Indicates the World Got Less Risky in 2013 BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Light® marked the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, concluded this weekend in Davos, Switzerland, with the release of the Northern Light's Global Risk Index (GRI). This index, based on an analysis of WEF's 50 global risk categories, shows that overall the world is getting less risky, at least for now. Using the first quarter of 2012 as the...

2013-09-19 13:16:52

Billions of dollars in investment risk ignored; financial report released on eve of global conference A new analysis of land-use concessions in emerging market economies (EMEs) in Africa, Asia and Latin America shows that at least one out of every three hectares licensed for commercial exploitation is overlapped by indigenous community land. The quantitative analysis found that land tenure is a statistically significant source of investment risk in emerging market economy concessions...

2013-07-18 12:31:59

Broker teams up with Kiln to insure "uninsurable risks" for global companies LONDON and KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global companies face a challenging array of risks from reputation and computer system interruption to disruptions of supply chains or outsourced functions. These previously "uninsurable risks" can now be insured through a new customized program developed by insurance broker Lockton and Lloyd's insurer Kiln. It is called the Lockton Intangible...

2013-05-03 16:21:06

SASKATOON, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWMG" or the "Company") (TSXV: GWG) (OTCQX: GWMGF) announced that it has entered into an investor relations agreement with Kei Advisors LLC ("Kei") of Buffalo, New York (the "Agreement").  Kei is an investor relations and business advisory firm that has developed a comprehensive methodology to help companies create optimum shareholder value. Marc LeVier, President and CEO of Great Western Minerals Group...

2012-08-28 02:23:26

TORONTO, August 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Taxation And Royalties - How The Landscape Is Changing" will be the keynote session at this year's mining risk summit [http://www.miningrisks.com ], with expert speakers from Control Risks, KPMG and TD Asset Management leading the discussion. Regional views [http://www.crugroup.com/events/miningrisks/programme ] from Quebec, China, Africa, Latin America, Indonesia and Mongolia will be shared by a diverse group of experts,...

2012-08-27 22:20:21

LONDON, August 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent massive oil and gas finds in countries with little existing infrastructure and energy policy, the Repsol YPF controversy in Argentina, political tension in the East Mediterranean, and the continuing fallout of the 'Arab Spring', vulnerability in the hydrocarbon sector to unanticipated disruption in emerging growth regions has been underlined. It has never been more crucial to grasp the operating environment within each of...

2012-06-27 22:20:25

LONDON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent massive oil and gas finds in countries with little existing infrastructure and energy policy, the Repsol YPF controversy in Argentina, political tension in the East Mediterranean, and the continuing fallout of the 'Arab Spring', vulnerability in the hydrocarbon sector to unanticipated disruption in emerging growth regions has been underlined. It has never been more crucial to grasp the operating environment within each of the...

2012-03-19 10:22:59

NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Fi3I(TM), a new proprietary and forward-looking index that measures the relative attractiveness of 180-nations for businesses and investors considering direct investment opportunities, is being introduced today by Fluent in Foreign(TM) LLC, a New York City advisory group that guides companies as they seek to establish or expand their business abroad. Fluent in Foreign is headed by Alexander Gordin, author of the...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While clarity has begun to emerge in some of the countries affected by the Arab Spring, the resulting tension has spurred or intensified protests in dozens of countries, both within the region and elsewhere. According to Aon's 2012 Political Risk Map released today, this remains a concern for businesses operating in those nations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/AQ37264LOGO) Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management...