Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Feb 23 2011 | 6:36am ET
A pair of former analysts at two top hedge funds are to launch a hedge fund of their own.
Howard Shainker and Akiva Katz have founded Bow Street, HFMWeek reports. It is unclear when the firm plans to launch its maiden fund or what strategy it will employ, although Shainker formerly covered financial services and retail and consumer stocks at hedge fund Third Point.
Katz worked at Brahman Capital before founding Bow Street.
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.