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event

noun adventure, affair, development, episode, exitus, experience, factum, hap, happening, incident, marked occurrence, milestone, occasion, occurrence, transaction
Associated concepts: contingent event, fortuitous event, fuuure event, person interested in the event, unforseen event, witness to an event
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be forseen, and no one is bound to expect it. Casus fortuitus non est supponendus. A fortuitous happening is not to be presumed.
See also: chance, development, experience, fact, fortuity, happening, incident, landmark, occasion, occurrence, outgrowth, particular
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BTIG's Event Driven Team caters to hedge funds and mutual funds that use arbitrage strategies focusing on mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, activist situations, bankruptcy, distressed, and other special situations.
Jefferies recently expanded its global Event Driven platform with the establishment of a European Event Driven Desk earlier this year.
Benton joins BTIG as an Event Driven Trader from Pali International where he was a Sales Trader in the European Event Driven product.
Blackburn on the new Event Driven Desk in London are Mark Brodie, who joins as a Senior Vice President and Trader, Roderick Manalo, who joins as a Senior Vice President and Desk Analyst, and Holger Klees, who joins as a Senior Vice President and Institutional Salesperson.
Many Event Driven managers can operate fluently and with flexibility across the entire capital structure, enabling managers to potentially play every aspect of a trade over time, picking spots in a companies capital structure where they think the most attractive risk/return positions lie;
Sessions on Operational Intelligence at Ventana Research's Performance Management conference for finance, operations and IT -- Connections 2006 -- at the Fairmont in San Francisco explained how operational intelligence uses an event driven architecture to detect the current state of activities and processes and analyze them against expected states.
As of June 30, 2005, Event Driven assets under management represented approximately 17% of total assets under management.