Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Jun 8 2007 | 11:35am ET
AXA Private Equity further solidified its place among the behemoth secondary private equity houses with the final closing of its AXA Secondary Fund IV at US$2.9 billion.
The new fund boasts institutional investors worldwide, primarily pension funds, government agencies, financial institutions and family offices, according to the firm. It will acquire existing positions held by institutional investors in p.e. funds offering investors an out in a usually long-term asset class.
To date, ASF IV has invested 10% of its capital in two deals: A commitment of up to €134 million (US$192.8 million) in two Italian mid-market p.e. funds and a commitment of US$132.5 million in a U.S. buyout firm.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...