Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 24 2010 | 11:50am ET
Fortress Investment Group shareholders can be forgiven for wondering if they’ll ever receive a dividend again.
The New York-based alternative investments giant said yesterday that it would not pay a third-quarter dividend. It is the ninth consecutive quarter that Fortress has chosen to withhold a dividend; the firm hasn’t paid one since the second quarter of 2008.
Fortress said it would retain capital for potential future investment opportunities and working capital purposes.
The $41.7 billion firm had $167.5 million in cash at the end of the second quarter.
Fortress shares are down about 20% this year.
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 ...