Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Mar 25 2010 | 1:32pm ET
Two executives of Fortress Investment Group’s troubled flagship hedge funds have left the New York-based alternative investments giant.
Both the chief operating officer and chief financial officer of the Drawbridge Global Macro Fund are out, Bloomberg News reports. The Drawbridge funds were battered by outflows last year, falling to just $1.43 billion, down 77% from the end of 2008.
Scott Lawin, who had been COO of the Drawbridge funds, left the firm in January for Moore Capital Management, where he is also the COO. Lawin worked for five years at Fortress.
The funds’ CFO, Kevin Treacy, departed two weeks ago. It is unclear what Treacy’s plans are, but Fortress quickly replaced him with Patrick Dennis, a veteran of hedge funds Raptor Capital Management and Eton Park Capital Management.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...