Top Story

Allergan Hopes To Eat To Prevent Being Eaten

Aug 20 2014 | 8:14am ET

Allergan Inc. is still seeking an acquisition target to avoid becoming one itself.

The pharmaceutical company, the object of a $53 billion Pershing Square Capital Management-backed hostile takeover bid, has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals and at least one other company about a tie-up.


Latest News

Argentina To Try To Pay Creditors At Home—In Defiance Of U.S. Court

Aug 20 2014 | 8:10am ET

Argentina plans to pay holders of its defaulted restructured debt at home to skirt U.S. court rulings barring it from making those payments.

Asia’s Quantedge Hits US$1B

Aug 20 2014 | 8:09am ET

One of Asia’s best-performing hedge funds has become one of its biggest.

DSAM Partners Profit Nearly Quintuples

Aug 20 2014 | 6:12am ET

A hedge fund founded three years ago by a former top Goldman Sachs trader has begun to hit its stride.

Ex-Goldman Exec. Named CEO Of Private Equity Firm

Aug 20 2014 | 6:11am ET

A former Goldman Sachs partner is coming out of retirement to lead a private-equity firm focused on Southeast Asia.

Texas Employees May Spend $1 Billion On Hedge Funds

Aug 20 2014 | 6:10am ET

A $26.1 billion Texas public pension fund is on the hunt for up to four new hedge fund managers.

Islanders Sold, But Not To Hedge Fund Manager

Aug 20 2014 | 6:09am ET

Charles Wang isn’t letting a legal dispute with a hedge-fund manager get in the way of selling his New York Islanders.

More News

In Depth

Firm Focus: Sustainable Insight Capital Bullish On ESG

Aug 12 2014 | 9:18am ET

Bruce Kahn spent over 15 years as a research scientist/consultant on environmental issues before leaving the Ivory Tower for Wall Street: “I found that in order to make effective changes on the environmental front, we needed to shift the way capital markets price the risk of environmental issues,” Kahn told FINalternatives' Mary Campbell in a recent interview. Kahn now runs a fund that does just that.

More Features
Bruce KahnBruce Kahn
Don SteinbruggeDon Steinbrugge

Editor's Note


Futures Magazine

PREVIEW July/August 2014 Cover

Inside Futures' 500th Issue

The July/August 2014 issue is our largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

Real talk on alternative investments, business & finance

The Alpha Pages Editor's Note