Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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May 17 2010 | 1:13pm ET
Swiss private bank and wealth manager Reyl & Cie. is adding another line to its list of services: hedge fund seeder.
The Geneva-based firm’s asset management arm has launched a fund of hedge funds in Ireland that will seed new hedge funds, as well as other early-stage hedge funds, HedgeWeek reports. The new Reyl Accelerator Fund is a joint-venture with seeding firm FRM Capital Advisors, with Reyl managing the fund and FRM sourcing, selecting and structuring the investments.
“Now is the best environment for hedge fund seeding in years,” Fabrizio Bucciolini, head of alternative investments at Reyl Asset Management, told HedgeWeek. “The Reyl Accelerator Fund will be able to benefit from the future growth of the hedge fund industry, while locking in attractive terms thanks to a scarcity of longer term capital.”
The new seeding fund aims to invest in a wide array of hedge fund strategies, among them directional trading, equity long/short, relative value and specialist credit, as well as more “idiosyncratic” strategies.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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