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Opalesque was formed in 2001 to provide professional news services to participants in the alternative investment sector. Since inception, Opalesque has been providing premium online information services related to the hedge fund and investment industries. The Opalesque publication Alternative Market Briefing is the only daily hedge fund news service read by the elite hedge fund managers themselves.

Opalesque is led by Matthias Knab, an internationally recognized expert on hedge funds and alternatives. Mr. Knab has frequently served as chairman of hedge fund conferences New York, Greenwich, Miami, London, Monaco, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Stockholm and Dubai. In addition, he has spoken at or moderated panels at hedge fund events or Roundtables in Chicago, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Denver, Toronto, Geneva, Zurich, Frankfurt, Cannes, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne, Cape Town, Madrid, Moscow, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Auckland, Abu Dhabi and Bombay, and lectured at numerous universities on the subjects of hedge funds and the state of the global alternative asset management industry.

Recent Articles By The Author

South African Hedge Fund Managers See Opportunity in African Consumer

South African Hedge Fund Managers See Opportunity in African Consumer

James Faircliff and Richard Bottger, the two founders of Tower Capital, a South African equity long/short hedge fund, talk to Opalesque about the African opportunity and how their strategy is a perfect fit for the continent.

Credit Opportunities in Europe, Says Hedge Funder Louis Gargour

Credit Opportunities in Europe, Says Hedge Funder Louis Gargour

Louis Gargour talks about LNG Capital, his hedge fund firm, and about current opportunities within the European credit market.

Hedge Fund Uses Japan to Predict International Equity Growth

Hedge Fund Uses Japan to Predict International Equity Growth

An emerging hedge fund manager and former start trader talks about lessons learned at Lehman and Credit Suisse.