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Feb 25 2010 | 1:33pm ET
Fortress Investment Group cut its fourth-quarter loss by more than a third as assets under management rose and hedge fund performance improved.
The New York-based alternative investments giant suffered a $261 million net loss last quarter, down from $426 million in the year-earlier period. Distributable earnings were $60 million, up from $7 million in the fourth quarter of 2008.
The firm’s assets under management climbed to $31.8 billion, up 7.8% from $29.5 billion at the end of 2008. Fortress raised $616 million from investors on the quarter—nearly half of the $1.4 billion it raised all of last year—with two-thirds of that going to its liquid hedge funds.
Incentive fee income rose $57 million on the quarter. In the fourth quarter of 2008, it lost $107 million.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…