Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jul 22 2010 | 1:45pm ET
NewSmith Asset Management is readying a UCITS III-compliant emerging markets hedge fund.
The new equity portfolio will launch in September with new hires Alaistair Candlish and Edward Cole at the helm. The NewSmith Emerging Markets Absolute Return Fund will debut with US$60 million in initial capital.
Candlish, who will serve as lead manager of the fund, will join the firm in September from BlueCrest Capital Management.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.