Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Jun 4 2007 | 2:01pm ET
JPMorgan Chase’s Highbridge Capital Management is set to become the latest hedge fund to try its hand at private equity. The firm has reportedly hired Scott Kapnick, the former co-head of Goldman Sachs’ investment bank, to give it a foothold in the p.e. space.
The Financial Times reports that Kapnick will set up and run the new operation, which is expected to raise a pair of $1 billion to $2 billion funds. In addition to straight private equity deals, the new unit will also reportedly make long-term corporate debt investments.
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…
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