Friday, 29 August 2014
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Mar 31 2010 | 2:31am ET
Pershing Square Capital Management will get paid after all tomorrow, as bookstore chain Borders Group nears a new financing deal.
The troubled retailer is close to arranging the financing to allow it to repay New York-based Pershing Square, Bloomberg News reports. The $42.5 million loan, made by the hedge fund two years ago, comes due tomorrow. Pershing Square, which is Borders’ largest shareholder, has already renegotiated the loan three times.
In February, Pershing Square chief William Ackman said there was only a “low possibility” of Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Borders filing for bankruptcy.
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 ...