Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jan 25 2010 | 8:09am ET
Asset management firm Investcorp has lost a principal in its U.S. hedge fund business.
Hank Murphy has left the US$9.4 billion firm, which has seen its hedge fund assets fall by more than half to US$3.6 billion, Financial News reports. Murphy was a principal in the firm’s New York hedge fund business.
The hedge fund unit’s troubles contributed to Investcorp’s first-even annual loss last year. The firm is the largest alternative asset manager in the Persian Gulf region, and also has offices in New York and London.
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…
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