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May 19 2010 | 11:35am ET
The Blackstone Group is setting up shop Down Under. The private equity giant today announced plans to establish a presence in Australia after postponing the opening of an office in Sydney last year.
“We are establishing a presence her to integrate the firm into the local business community, seeking opportunities to invest and to raise capital,” Blackstone’s Philip Levinson told a conference call. Levinson is managing director of Blackstone Group Australia.
Blackstone’s precise plans, including a timetable, remain unclear, Reuters reports.
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 ...