Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 27 min ago
Jul 9 2010 | 10:45am ET
Sydney, Australia-based Ascalon Capital Managers has taken a stake in local hedge fund Regal Capital Management.
The hedge fund seeder said it bought 30% of Regal, but did not disclose how much it paid. Regal manages about US$350 million and includes Australian long/short and Asian quantitative strategies in its portfolio.
Australian bank Westpac Group bought Ascalon in October from private equity shop Kaplan Equity. The firm now has stakes in seven money managers.
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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