Monday, 15 September 2014
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Apr 21 2010 | 11:03am ET
It’s as if the global economic crisis never happened at all: The world’s hedge funds manage almost as much money today as they did in October 2007, just as everything came tumbling down.
Globally, hedge funds can boast of $1.67 trillion in assets, just 2% less than they managed at their peak, according to Hedge Fund Research.
Hedge funds have continued their winning ways this year, HFR said. The average fund is up 2.56% this year, on top of the 24.55% they added last year. Relative value funds have led the way, posting positive returns in each of the last 15 months.
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…
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