Thursday, 18 September 2014
Last updated 12 hours ago
Mar 29 2010 | 2:14pm ET
Gottex Fund Management’s flagship market-neutral and directional strategies lost more than US$1 billion. But the firm’s new managed accounts program helped fill part of that gap, raising US$500 million in just 10 months.
The Swiss fund of hedge funds shop saw its operating profit drop by more than 80% to just US$10.1 million, as revenues fell by half to US$83 million. The firm was burned by a 16% drop in fee-earning assets, which fell from US$9.6 billion to US$8.1 billion.
The firm said it suffered US$1.7 billion in net redemptions, offset by US$200 million in performance gains.
“We expect institutional clients to increase allocations as the year progresses [but[ there is not a uniform trend of inflows yet.”
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.