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Stephen Schwarzman – Investor Profile

Stephen Schwarzman (February 14, 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US) is the chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group, a global private equity firm. Schwarzman’s personal net worth is estimated at $10.2 billion as of January 2017. He is ranked at 113th on Forbes World’s Billionaires List. Schwarzman Chaired US President Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum which came to an abrupt end in August. The 16 members of the forum comprised of the CEO’s of America’s biggest corporations. They would consult with Tump on how to create jobs and spur economic growth. But in August 2017 Members of the forum...

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Robert Mercer – Investor Profile

Robert Mercer (July 11, 1946, San Jose, California, US) co CEO of Renaissance Technologies, a top hedge fund. Mercer is a computer scientist and a developer in artificial intelligence. Mercer grew up in New Mexico. He developed an early interest in computers and in 1964 attended a National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia where he learned to program a donated IBM computer. He went on to get a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics from the University of New Mexico. He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1972. Robert Mercer...

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Philippe Jabre – Investor Profile

Philippe Jabre (Beirut, 1960) has a net worth of US$1.15 billion (March 2015). He studied at College Notre-Dame de Jamhour. He graduated from Concordia University in 1980 with a BBA and earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1982, where he is a member of the Board of Overseers. He is the founder Jabre Capital Partners a global asset management company which was established in 2006 and headquartered in Geneva with an investment office in Dubai. Jabre is also known to be an extreme skier with a taste for Havana cigars and high-stakes trades. Philippe Jabre trained at...

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Renaud De Planta – Investor Profile

Renaud De Planta (1963, Switzerland) is a Swiss fund manager and the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Pictet Asset Management Limited. Pictet Group was founded in 1805 in Geneva, Switzerland, and currently employs around 4,000 people. Pictet Asset Management is an independent asset manager with over USD 197 billion (CHF 192 billion/EUR 164 billion/GBP 146 billion as at 31 December 2017) AUM. The fund provides specialist investment services through segregated accounts and investment funds for their clients. Pictet Asset Management manages funds for some of the world’s largest pension funds, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, intermediaries across a...

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Bridgewater $22bn European Big Short

Bridgewater’s $22bn European ‘big short’ last month is evidence that the big bears are coming out of hibernation. Since February’s stock market correction bulls and bears have been locked in a messy scrum near key support levels. With the era of central bank monetary accommodation drawing to an uncertain conclusion, the bulls are slowly realizing that they are on their own this time. Buying stocks in anticipation of central bank asset buying isn’t the game anymore. Bridgewater’s $22bn European ‘big short’ last month is evidence that the big bears are coming out of hibernation   The central banks are...

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