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Aug 18 2010 | 2:41pm ET
Despite a recent record in the space that can be charitably described as spotty, Highland Capital Management isn’t giving up on real estate debt.
The Dallas-based hedge fund has seen five developments in which it was involved in its home state file for bankruptcy or liquidation since September, the Dallas Business Journal reports. Those failures may have cost the firm up to US$22 million.
But Highland says it still sees strong opportunities in real-estate investments.
“Our track record has encouraged us to actively pursue a broad range of opportunistic real-estate debt opportunities across the U.S.,” Scott Wilson, Highland’s managing director for business development, told the DBJ.
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 ...