Monday, 15 September 2014
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Feb 1 2007 | 11:27am ET
Everybody in the pool!
Deutsche Bank, following Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers, expects to get its own piece of the hedge fund world sometime this year.
The German bank’s CEO, Josef Ackermann, said in a television interview, “We have to be in a position to offer our clients all investment classes including hedge funds.” The firm’s purchase of a stake in an American or British hedge fund firm “could quite possibly happen this year,” he added.
Yesterday, Lehman agreed to buy 20% of London-based Spinnaker Capital Group, and late last year, Morgan Stanley bought FrontPoint Partners, as well as stakes in three other hedge funds.
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?