Monday, 22 September 2014
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Sep 19 2014 | 2:15pm ET
Bridgewater Associates has launched its first new strategy in nearly two decades.
The world’s largest hedge fund on Wednesday rolled out its Optimal Portfolio Strategy. The new fund is actually a combination of Bridgewater’s two existing strategies, Pure Alpha and All Weather.
Sep 22 2014 | 12:08pm ET
Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners has named Kumber Husain as an executive director on its private equity secondary team.
Sep 22 2014 | 10:56am ET
Launching your own hedge fund may be a rite of passage for the children of Wall Street's elite.
Sep 22 2014 | 10:33am ET
Activist hedge funds may have a new target in their sights: Canadian pipeline operator TransCanada Corp.
Sep 22 2014 | 10:00am ET
Equilibrium Capital Group, which specializes in sustainability-driven real assets for institutional investors, has named former CalPERS CIO Janine Guillot as a director. The firm has also appointed Guy Jaquier, most recently CEO of Prologis Private Capital, as a director.
Sep 22 2014 | 9:39am ET
Merrill Lynch has fired two veteran brokers from its private banking and investment group for advising clients to invest in a hedge fund outside the firm.
Sep 22 2014 | 9:29am ET
Hedge fund billionaire Kenneth Griffin definitely has a dog in this race. The Citadel founder and CEO just gave another $1 million to the Illinois gubernatorial campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner.More News
Sep 18 2014 | 11:18am ET
Charlotte Valeur chairs the board of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts, an LSE listed company investing in the $4.9 billion Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts Master Fund. Valeur has 30 years' experience in the financial services industry, ranging from floor-trading on the Danish Stock exchange to investment banking in London to running her own alternative investment funds start-up consultancy. Valeur recently spoke with FINalternatives' Mary Campbell about the BHCC.
Sep 22 2014 | 8:35am ET
CalPERS’ announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz in the media with many people wondering what impact this will have on the hedge fund and pension fund industries going forward. Agecroft Partners' Don Steinbrugge outlines what he believes the repercussions will be.
Sep 22 2014 | 9:29am ET
Hedge fund billionaire Kenneth Griffin definitely has a dog in this race. The Citadel founder and CEO just gave another $1 million to the Illinois gubernatorial campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.