Friday, 29 August 2014
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Dec 23 2010 | 10:06am ET
Independence has been very sweet for Orchard Capital Partners.
The Asia-focused firm’s Gemini Fund manages almost 14 times more today than it did at the beginning of the year, growing from $7 million to $96.2 million, Bloomberg News reports. And while most of the increase has been due to inflows, the fund has not disappointed in its debut year, returning 21% through the end of November.
All told, Orchard, which spun off from Stark in January, manages $520 million, including $150 million in separately managed accounts.
“The more liquid equity strategies is where the investor appetite was this year,” co-founder Teall Edds told Bloomberg. “Many investors and many funds found that the macro headwinds were difficult to contend with for the bulk of the 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 ...