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Jun 6 2011 | 3:08pm ET
Add Ping Capital Management to the list of usually sure-footed hedge funds to take a big step back in May.
The New York-based firm, headed by former SAC Capital Advisors trader Ping Jiang, saw its Exceptional Value Fund drop 5.6% last month, Dealbreaker.com reports. The $155 million fund is still up 7.64% on the year.
May was the second losing month for Ping in 2011; the fund had previously returned 7.11% in January, lost 0.59% in February, rose 3.86% in March and added 2.3% in April.
Exceptional Value rose 105% last year and 193% in 2009. The firm launched its second hedge fund, an emerging markets macro fund, in January; it returned 4.8% in the first three months 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 ...