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Aug 12 2011 | 10:00am ET
Hedge fund Naqvi-Van Ness Asset Management needs help achieving critical mass—and its founders are willing to part with a stake in the firm if that's what it takes.The New York-based firm is seeking acceleration capital, enough to get its two hedge funds above $100 million in assets. That will open the doors to institutional investors, co-founder Albert Van Ness told HFMWeek.
Naqvi-Van Ness will offer a part of the management company to investors who push it over the top.
The firm recently celebrated the sixth anniversary of the launch of its first portfolio, Metis Partners. Its second, a lower-risk, institutional-type fund, Criteria Investment Partners, launched in 2008. The funds have a capacity of $500 million each.
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 ...