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Eiffel Investment Group’s Long-Short European Credit Fund Won the New Fund of the Year Award at the Eurohedge Awards 2012

(PRWEB) January 31, 2013

Eiffel Investment Group is pleased and honored to announce that its long-short European credit fund, Eiffel Credit Opportunities, has won a “New Fund of the Year” award at the Eurohedge Awards 2012. The Eurohedge Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in the European hedge fund industry. Winners were announced by Eurohedge on January 24th, 2013, in London. Eiffel Credit Opportunities was chosen as the best “New Fund of the Year” (in a category comprising macro, fixed income & relative value funds), among seven highly performing nominees, based on its exceptional performance and Sharpe ratio in 2012.

About the Eiffel Credit Opportunities fund

Eiffel Credit Opportunities is a long-short European credit fund. It makes discretionary investments in credit instruments of European corporate and financial institutions, using bonds, loans and CDS. The strategy relies on a bottom-up, research-driven approach for credit selection. The portfolio consists of a limited number of high conviction catalyst-driven long and short core positions, plus more opportunistic trading positions. Deployment and exposure are managed dynamically with reference to credit market regime.

The Fund was incepted on 1 December 2011 and gained more than 20% in 2012 with a Sharpe ratio of more than 2. The strategy has a three year track record.

The fund manager, Emmanuel Weyd, has 20 years of experience of the European credit markets. Before joining Eiffel Investment Group early 2009, he was a Managing Director on the credit desk of J.P. Morgan’s proprietary trading division (PPB) in London. He had previously been co-head of European Credit Research at J.P.Morgan and head of Debt Capital Markets for a European region at J.P.Morgan. Emmanuel is supported by a team of four research analysts and a team of four operations & risk professionals, using the state-of-the-art infrastructure of Eiffel Investment Group.

About Eiffel Investment Group

Eiffel Investment Group is a fundamental investor in European credit and equity. The firm manages over EUR 300 million of proprietary and third party assets in a range of absolute return strategies: long-short credit, long-short sector-focused equity and long-term credit. The team relies on a research-intensive investment approach to identify attractive alpha generating investment opportunities.

Eiffel Investment Group is an independent firm, owned by its team alongside former Louis Dreyfus group Chairman & CEO Jacques Veyrat (the company was created end 2008 as an asset management division of the Louis Dreyfus group and spun-off mid-2011).

The firm and its principals have invested EUR 100 million in the funds managed by Eiffel Investment Group, ensuring a very strong alignment of interests with investors and a constant focus on risk management.

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European University Munich (EBCM GmbH) Is Moving To A New Location

European University

Munich, Germany (PRWEB) August 11, 2012

European University is thrilled to announce that our campus in Munich (European Business College Munich GmbH) is moving to a new location.

In the past two years the Munich campus of European University has been growing rapidly as the international demand for excellent business education is constantly rising. In order to maintain our advantage of small classrooms and personal atmosphere we have decided to relocate the campus.

European University has a reputation of a global leading business school and as such we have chosen a location which is one of Munich’s prevailing business areas, closer to the center and in a new modern building.

Our new address from the 1.10.2012:


Theresienhoehe 30,

80339, Munich


As expected from the Business School 3.0, the new campus will be equipped with new, state of the art technology including smart-boards and video conference equipment, in order to enhance the educational experience and to maximize the learning abilities of our students.

For more information about the advantages of our new location, please visit our

facebook page and our blog constantly.

About EU: European University (EU) is an international, triple accredited, multi-campus business school established in 1973. EU offers a multi-cultural learning environment with innovative business programs at Business Foundation, Bachelor’s (BBA), Master’s (MBA) and Doctorate (DBA) levels. With small, personalized, dynamic classes offered in English at all of its worldwide campuses, EU incorporates theory to practice, with a traditional focus on Entrepreneurship and Family Business Management. European University is ranked in the top 40 business schools in Europe out of 200 worldwide. EU has also had the honor of being recognized by the European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) for its consistent dedication to corporate social responsibility.

For additional information, please contact the communications department at +34 93 201 81 71 or e-mail:


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Related International Business Press Releases – http European University (EU) is 1 of the world´s top company schools recognized for the excellence of its students and faculty. EU is accredited by ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs), a CHEA recognized accrediting body. Established in 1973, EU has developed a enterprise education that delivers high good quality teaching, a competitive learning atmosphere and a network of several campuses in diverse nations. This broad network encourages students to participate in inter-campus exchanges in the following nations: Spain, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Austria, Turkey, Syria, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Malaysia, China and Taiwan. EU gives the traditional programs of Bachelor and Master of Business Administration (BBA & MBA), and also the possibility to specialize in 10 various fields of management education such as Company Administration, Communication & Public Relations, Leisure & Tourism Management, Global Banking & Finance, Sports Management, Entrepreneurship and E-Enterprise. The initial goal of EU is to bring the American education model to Europe by relating classroom theory to skilled skills. The courses are taught in English using the case study strategy to stop enterprise theory from remaining abstract and incomprehensible. The second aim of EU is to internationalize its programs by supplying a special environment. An international perspective is guaranteed by the composition of the faculty and student body. EU provides

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Financial woes continue across the United States and around the world.

With the euphoria over the deals reached at Brussels dying down, the numbers are now getting pored over by economists and professionals to see if they add up. One of them is RT’s Max Keiser who believes nothing’s changed – the EU’s still fighting debt with debt. RT on Twitter RT on Facebook