Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake, & Palmer and King Crimson Has Passed Away

first_imgThe unfortunate passings of the music industry’s finest continue to stun as 2016 comes to a close. Yesterday, Greg Lake passed away. According to his manager Stewart Young in a Facebook post, “Yesterday, December 7th, I lost my best friend to a long and stubborn battle with cancer. Greg Lake will stay in my heart forever, as he has always been. His family would be grateful for privacy during this time of their grief.”At 69 years old, he was best known as the singer and bassist for King Crimson before becoming the bassist, guitarist, singer and lyricist for Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He was a staple member of both groups and remains a legend of progressive rock and roll. With Keith Emerson’s death earlier this year, 2016 has truly been a terrible year for fans of the famed trio.In memory of Greg Lake, let’s honor some of his greatest moments in music history:Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer performing “Lucky Man” at the California Jam in 1974:Emerson, Lake & Palmer perform “Fanfare For The Common Man” live in Montreal in 1977. This footage is from the “Works: Orchestral Tour”. Shot on August 26, 1977 at Montreal’s famed Olympic Stadium.Greg Lake In The Court Of The Crimson King Live 2005:“I Believe In Father Christmas” is a song by Greg Lake. Although it is often categorized as a Christmas song this was not Lake’s intention. Lake wrote the song in protest at the commercialization of Christmas.King Crimson – EPITAPH live In The Court of the Crimson King Steve Hackett & Greg Lake & WettonOur thoughts and prayers are with Lake’s friends and family.last_img read more

Bavarian foundation seeks equity fund managers via IPE Quest

first_imgA Bavarian-based foundation has, via a consultant, tendered two equity mandates of up to €10m apiece using IPE Quest.One of the mandates is for long/short equities, and the other is for a market-neutral approach. Both can be global, regional or country-focused.According to search QN-2296 and search QN-2297, the consultant’s client wants to select one to two asset managers for each mandate, which could be split into tranches of €2m-€4m.The managers should in each case offer non-leveraged UCITs funds “in euro hedged and possibly distributing institutional share classes”. The process should be active and the benchmark should be the HFRX Equity Hedge Index.Applicants should have at least €250m of assets under management for the asset class and a minimum track record of two years, although three is preferred.The minimum tracking error expected is 0.5% for each mandate, with a maximum of 5% for the long/short equities mandate and 4% for the market neutral mandate.Interested parties have until 27 April to apply.The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 7261 4630 or email [email protected]last_img read more

From one capital to the other: Delhi Capitals trade Trent Boult to Mumbai Indians

first_imgImage Courtesy: ScrollAdvertisement b0fvNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs37dWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E9eegz( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 425Would you ever consider trying this?😱29Can your students do this? 🌚0dRoller skating! Powered by Firework Trent Boult will represent the defending champions Mumbai Indians from next year after being traded from Delhi Capitals. Advertisement Image Courtesy: ScrollThe Kiwi International was roped in by the revamped Delhi franchise in 2018 and picked up 38 wickets to his name during his stint in the capital.Delhi Capitals recently acquired the services of former Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin to bolster their spin attack in addition to Amit Mishra and Sandeep Lamichhane. Already possessing two potent overseas pacers in Kagiso Rabada and Chris Morris, the franchise opted to trade Boult.Advertisement Mumbai Indians will welcome the inclusion of the left-arm seamer to their illustrious pace attack of Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell McClenaghan to name a few.The franchise owner Akash Ambani expressed his delight after acquiring Trent Boult into the squad. He said:Advertisement “Mumbai Indians has always taken pride in having a good pace attack. Year-on-year our bowlers have won us many games, a classic example being last year’s final.“We are delighted to have Trent Boult as part of the MI family and are looking forward to the upcoming season. I am sure his experience across formats, especially in the limited-overs, will add value to our campaign.”Read AlsoShoaib Akhtar all praise for India after B’desh T20 series win: ‘India showed who’s boss!’Three days from his historic hattrick Deepak Chahar picks Another hattrick in domestic cricket! Advertisementlast_img read more