Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jan 29 2007 | 1:51pm ET
Judah Kraushaar, former head of global financial institutions equity research at Merrill Lynch, on Jan. 16 launched Roaring Brook Capital, an equity long/short shop with an “emphasis on rigorous research and value/"growth at reasonable price,” according to Kraushaar.
The firm has selected ATPI, a provider of technology services to hedge funds, to design and manage its IT infrastructure. Paul DiBlasi, president of ATPI, stated, “Roaring Brook has all the elements necessary to be highly successful. Our experience in building stable and secure IT environments for funds is part of that equation.”
Roaring Brook charges fees of 1.5% for management and 20% for performance. The minimum investment requirement is $1 million.
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.