Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 7 2011 | 8:20am ET
Northern Lights Capital Group is joining forces with the $1.6 billion U.K.-based alternative advisory boutique Hermes BPK Partners to launch an investment platform giving institutional investors access to emerging hedge fund managers.
Seattle-based Northern Lights manages about $11 billion through its portfolio companies.
In addition to providing an investing framework, the partners will invest what they term “acceleration capital” in early-stage hedge funds and seed capital in new hedge funds. The platform will also provide hedge funds with resources like sales and marketing.
“As a firm, our expertise lies in finding great investment teams and engaging with them to create outstanding investment organizations,” said John Zimmerman, Northern Lights managing director. “We believe this focus on investment talent and our willingness to roll-up our sleeves to support these firms’ growth sets us apart from other seeders.”
The companies say their joint venture brings together their complementary skills, including substantial experience in sourcing and selecting investment teams, identifying and evaluating risk drivers, engaging with manages to ensure operational efficiency and facilitating growth through marketing and distribution.
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 ...