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Nov 12 2010 | 2:11am ET
Distressed investing hedge fund shop MatlinPatterson has hired a team of credit traders formerly of KeyCorp.
The $9 billion firm nabbed Craig Ruch and his team to manage corporate credit and municipal debt investments, the Financial Times reports. Ruch managed $20 billion in debt at KeyCorp, including the firm’s Absolute Return Credit Strategy. That fund rose 78% from its launch in June 2008 through this June.
Last year, the fund was up 30%.
MatlinPatterson was set up as a division of Credit Suisse in 1994 and was spun off in 2002.
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 ...