Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Mar 29 2007 | 8:53am ET
Jens Bisgaard-Frantzen, a managing partner at p.e. fund of funds ATP Private Equity Partners, is leaving the firm to “start a new business within alternative asset investing,” according to ATP. It was unclear at what Frantzen’s new endeavor is or if anyone is taking his place. Calls made to the firm were not returned at press time.
The remaining managing partners are Torben Vangstrup, Susanne Forsingdal and Klaus Rühne.
In 2001, Bisgaard-Frantzen undertook the firm’s ambitious investment target of committing over €3 billion (US$4 billion) into the asset class. To date, ATP has committed almost €3.5 billion to private equity funds and so far €1.5 billion has been invested.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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.