Friday, 27 March 2015
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Oct 13 2011 | 12:11pm ET
A Mississippi fund of hedge funds is looking for some seed capital.
Big River Capital Corp. is offering would-be backers a piece of itself in exchange for seed money for its nearly four-year-old Risk Managers Fund, HFMWeek reports. "I am looking for a visionary strategic partner with the know-how to create a business around this battle-tested and proven concept in order to take it from infancy to critical mass," managing partner Bill Robertson said.
Robertson said Big River is willing to give up a piece of the management company or offer revenue-sharing—or both—to the right strategic partner. The firm hopes to boost its assets to the fund's $1 billion capacity.
The Risk Managers Fund focuses on long/short strategies, with a concentrated portfolio of what it hopes to be best-of-breed managers. The fund has a $250,000 minimum investment requirement and charges 0.5% for management and 15% for performance, with quarterly liquidity.
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…