Monday, 15 September 2014
Last updated 4 hours ago
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.
Sep 15 2014 | 2:45pm ET
Investors increased their hedge-fund holdings this month slightly, data from SS&C Technologies shows.
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.
Sep 15 2014 | 2:39pm ET
Victims of a hedge-fund fraudster have sued the crook and his administrator, SS&C Technologies.
Sep 15 2014 | 1:41pm ET
Backstop Solutions Group, a financial software specialist, has moved into bigger London digs.
Sep 15 2014 | 1:28pm ET
Hedge fund administrator Apex Fund Services has a new top executive.
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.More News
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.
Sep 4 2014 | 5:45am ET
In the wake of a traumatic loss, whether it is financial or personal, it is just human nature to overcompensate to make sure the experience is not repeated. But while that is understandable, it is rarely the best response. And so it has proved for many hedge fund investors over the past few years. In this article, industry expert Neil Azous explores the cult of loss aversion in global macro investing.
Sep 15 2014 | 8:40am ET
It's that time of year again—when hedgies trade in their spreadsheets for guitars and rock out for a good cause.
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…
The Federal Reserve keeps baby-stepping toward a “normalization” of monetary policy. But just what is normal?