Friday, 27 March 2015
Last updated 33 min ago
Jan 12 2011 | 1:39pm ET
Former SAC Capital Advisors fund manager Ping Jiang has launched a second hedge fund after his maiden fund secured its second-straight year of triple-digit returns.
Ping Capital Management’s Emerging Markets Macro Fund debuted on Jan. 1, Dealbreaker.com reports. A source told the blog that the new fund “targets a lower [volatility] and focuses on short-term trading.”
The new fund has a $500,000 minimum investment and a one-year lockup, and charges 2% for management and 20% for performance.
Investors rushing to invest in the new fund are betting that Jiang’s ability to repeat his performance with the firm’s Exceptional Value Fund. The $155 million vehicle returned 105% last year and 193% in 2009.
Jiang is still perhaps best-known for some lurid accusations made against him by a former employee at SAC. Andrew Tong sued Jiang and SAC, alleging that Jiang made “violent sexual advances” towards him and forced him to cross-dress and take estrogen pills. Both Jiang and SAC vehemently denied the allegations, which were dismissed by an arbitration panel.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…