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Jan 12 2011 | 8:30am ET
Cresskill, N.J.-based Alpine Associates Advisors and affiliates have launched a hedge fund with $29.4 million, according to SEC filings.
The uncapped Alpine Heritage II fund has attracted 17 investors.
The filing names Victoria Eckert, president of Eckert Corp. and Alpine general partner; Robert Emil Zoellner, president and chief portfolio officer of Arbitrage & Trading Management Company and an Alpine partner; Todd J. Mason, chief compliance officer at Arbitrage & Trading Company, vice president at Eckert Corp. and Alpine; Michael Smircich; and Gerald J. Post, CPA.
Alpine, founded over 30 years ago, focuses on merger arbitrage and long/short equity trading. Investment strategies also include convertible arbitrage and bankruptcy related investing.
The firm manages over $1.7 billion for institutions and high net worth individuals and families. More than $240 million is invested with Alpine by its senior management, employees and their families.
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