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Pershing Square IPO Set For October In Amsterdam

Sep 15 2014 | 4:34pm ET

Pershing Square Capital Management plans to raise $2 billion in an initial public offering of one of its funds.

The New York-based firm plans to list its Pershing Square Holdings fund on Euronext Amsterdam next month.


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Hedge Fund Subscriptions Rise

Sep 15 2014 | 2:45pm ET

Investors increased their hedge-fund holdings this month slightly, data from SS&C Technologies shows.

Kingdon Co-CIO Gives Up Role

Sep 15 2014 | 2:44pm ET

Kingdon Capital Management co-chief investment officer Richard Rieger has stepped down from his post after 22 years with the firm.

Fraud Victims Sue SS&C

Sep 15 2014 | 2:39pm ET

Victims of a hedge-fund fraudster have sued the crook and his administrator, SS&C Technologies.

Tech Specialist Backstop Expands EMEA Presence

Sep 15 2014 | 1:41pm ET

Backstop Solutions Group, a financial software specialist, has moved into bigger London digs.

Admin Apex Hires CEO

Sep 15 2014 | 1:28pm ET

Hedge fund administrator Apex Fund Services has a new top executive.

San Francisco Delay Hedge Fund Vote Again

Sep 15 2014 | 1:27pm ET

The San Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System is punting on its potential maiden hedge fund foray once again.

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Whisky Business: The Ultimate Liquid Alternative Investment

Sep 15 2014 | 7:02am ET

David Robertson knows his single-malt whisky—he was the Master Distiller at the Macallan on Speyside before moving to The Dalmore in 2006 to head their innovation team. Today, he's putting his knowledge and expertise of the 'liquid gold' to good use as co-founder of U.K.-based The Whisky Trading Company, the world's first whisky investment fund. He spoke recently with FINalternatives' senior reporter Mary Campbell about whisky as an investment.

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Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    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…


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The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.