Sunday, 29 March 2015
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Jun 4 2007 | 10:10am ET
This month, Erste Bank Alternative Investments added to its MAX suite of emerging markets funds of hedge funds with the launch of MAX Asia. The Caymans-based fund of funds was initially seeded with $35 million.
MAX Asia is a carve out of the firm’s global MAX Emerging Markets Alpha Fund, a global fund of funds launched last October. The new fund of funds “gives investors the opportunity to gain Asia dedicated exposure in a diversified, multiple asset class portfolio,” according to the firm. Guy Wengraf is the portfolio manager for MAX Asia.
MAX Asia charge a management fee of 1% and a performance fee of 10%. It has a one-year lock up period with 65 days redemption notice.
The launch of MAX Asia follows on then heels of the March launch of MAX Central and Eastern Europe Alpha, which focuses on Erste Bank's home market of Central and Eastern Europe.
Vienna-based Erste is headed by Christoph Kampitsch and manages $1.8 billion in hedge funds across 11 products.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…