Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Aug 29 2014 | 8:24am ET
The Blackstone Group is recruiting traders from some big-name hedge funds for its planned big-bet best ideas vehicle.
The alternative investments giant is set to launch the multi-billion dollar hedge fund in a few weeks. And Blackstone Senfina Advisors has now hired the first traders for the vehicle.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:20am ET
Hedge funds continued to pare their gold bets last week, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:19am ET
Hedge funds were apparently caught off-guard by the recent rally in natural gas prices.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:18am ET
Redburn Partners researcher Tim Marshall recently joined Invesco Perpetual—but not, it seems, before an exceedingly brief stop at one of the world’s top hedge funds.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:17am ET
The top pharmaceuticals trader at Israel’s top hedge fund is leaving the firm, to be replaced by a veteran of Wexford Capital.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:16am ET
AXA Investment Managers is bolstering its fixed-income unit with a pair of former hedge fund managers.
Sep 2 2014 | 6:15am ET
State Street Corp. has a new point-man for alternative investment services in Asia.More News
Aug 29 2014 | 10:00am ET
When Maury Fertig and Bob Huffman, former Salomon Brothers coworkers, launched Relative Value Partners in 2004, the only people they knew with money were “other Wall Street people.” So they started managing money for money managers and today financial industry types still account for about half their clientele. RVP invests in closed-end funds, managing $950 million across a number of strategies, the oldest of which—their Balanced strategy—is up 7.33% on an annualized basis since inception in '04.
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 28 2014 | 3:01pm ET
Och-Ziff Capital founder Daniel Och and his wife have made a "generous donation" to her alma mater to fund a program for women in finance.
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 ...