Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Aug 26 2014 | 8:43am ET
The battle over Argentina’s defaulted debt has reached London, where last week a group of hedge funds sued the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. for failing to make the country’s interest payment last month.
Argentina deposited US$539 million for its semi-annual coupon payment with BNY Mellon in June. But a U.S. federal judge has barred the bank from passing the money on to holders of Argentina’s restructured debt unless the country also pays hedge-fund holdouts from its 2001 default.
Aug 26 2014 | 2:34pm ET
Every American born will require 6.29 million cubic feet of natural gas in his lifetime, which is just one of the reasons why Morgan Creek Capital's Mark Yusko thinks shale gas is a “monster opportunity.”
Aug 26 2014 | 8:40am ET
Hedge funds gobbled up nearly $1 billion in Apple Inc. shares in the second quarter as the company’s stock soared and split.
Aug 26 2014 | 8:40am ET
The former chairman of China’s largest private bank has raised more than US$8 billion for a private equity fund, instantly making it one of the country’s largest.
Aug 26 2014 | 8:39am ET
JAT Capital Management has picked a high-profile arena for its first activist play: Madison Square Garden.
Aug 26 2014 | 8:37am ET
North American private-equity funds returned nearly 20% in the year-ended March 31, according to a new report.
Aug 26 2014 | 7:48am ET
Preqin’s biannual poll of institutional investors found that 72% say their hedge-fund returns have met or exceeded expectations over the past year—and that 89% plan to maintain their allocation to the space, or increase it.More News
Aug 25 2014 | 10:34am ET
Liquid alternative investment funds saw the highest percentage of capital inflows last year in a head-to-head turf battle v. hedge funds for investor assets. As regulatory efforts heat up in Washington, Deirdre Brennan of FINalternatives considers new questions about management structure and fees.
Aug 22 2014 | 12:52pm ET
The last five years were phenomenal for investors in equity indices. Will the next five years offer the same opportunities? Campbell & Company's Susan Roberts gives us her view on managed futures and what they may hold in store for investors.
Aug 25 2014 | 6:00am ET
Leave it to Michael Milken to bring some gravitas and sweat to the Hamptons -- along with a mentalist and a David Koch encounter with Kenny Loggins.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...