Friday, 19 September 2014
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Dec 17 2010 | 12:41am ET
A California public pension fund may add a new credit hedge fund to its stable. The San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association is considering the award of a separate account mandate to the Zais Group.
Zais, which manages $8 billion in distressed and illiquid debt hedge funds, recently moved a big chunk of its assets into a Luxembourg-domiciled separate account structure, HFMWeek reports. The accounts had previously been held in the Cayman Islands.
SBCERA may invest $30 million with the New Jersey-based fund, just a couple of months after investing $80 million in two other credit hedge funds.
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.