Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jan 5 2009 | 12:54pm ET
California-based VantagePoint Venture Partners has redently raised $435 million for its second fund, a clean-technology vehicle, reports VentureWire.
The firm’s portfolio holds names fuel cell developer Angstrom Power, electric recharge grids developer Better Place, and green lighting company SuperBulbs.
Investors in the new fund include AlpInvest Partners Clean Technology Investments 2007, GKM Newport/N.Y. Venture Capital Fund, PCG Clean Energy and Technology Fund, and the State of Oregon.
VantagePoint Venture Partners currently has $4 billion in assets under management.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.