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Hedge Funds Sue For Argentine Debt Payment In London

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.

 

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Yusko Bullish On Shale Gas

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.”

Hedge Funds Stock Up On Apple

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.

China Private Equity Fund Garners US$8 Billion

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.

JAT Buys MSG, Sparking Rumors Of Knicks Sale Push

Aug 26 2014 | 8:39am ET

JAT Capital Management has picked a high-profile arena for its first activist play: Madison Square Garden.

Private Equity Funds Post Double-Digit Returns

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.

Investor Satisfaction With Hedge Funds Falls

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.

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Will Liquid Alts’ Performance Sustain Future Asset Flows?

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.

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    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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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.