Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Feb 17 2010 | 1:57am ET
After a rollercoaster two years, Philippe Jabre is celebrating his return to form with his closest… clients.
The former GLG Partners star trader flew in his best contacts for a party in Geneva two weeks ago, The Telegraph reports. The confab was a celebration of Jabre Capital’s turnaround from a brutal 2008.
That year, JabCap lost some 36%, leading to some US$1.5 billion in redemptions. But the firm’s flagship multi-strategy fund soared 85% last year, and the firm plans to hard-close it when its assets hit US$2.5 billion.
JabCap has also recently been tapped to manage a convertible bond fund for Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie.
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.