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Jan 14 2011 | 11:35am ET
The Duquesne Capital Management alumni at PointState Capital have launched their first hedge fund, the PointState Fund, with at least $1.5 billion, according to SEC filings.
PointState is believed to have raised $5 billion in assets—$1 billion from Duquesne’s Stan Druckenmiller himself, who has not taken an ownership stake in the new firm. The fund is the first of what is expected to be a number of launches.
PointState Capital was formed last year by Sean Cullinan and six other Duquesne alumni after Druckenmiller closed his 30-year-old, $12 billion fund.
PointState Capital is based in New York and named for the park in Pittsburgh where Fort Duquesne once stood.
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 ...