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Oct 24 2011 | 10:00am ET
Three former traders from European hedge fund giant Brevan Howard Asset Management have raised $100 million for a natural resources fund to be launched next year.
Tim Whyte, Carl Linderum and Ben Belldegrun have yet to name their new firm, reports Financial News, citing a person “familiar with the situation.”
Whyte will be the new outfit’s CIO, with Linderum and Belldegrun as senior partners on the investment team.
FN says the fund will focus on global commodities and equities.
All three joined Breven Howard in 2008 from the hedge fund firm Sofaer Capital where they also ran a natural resources hedge funds. They served as senior traders on the Brevan Howard Master fund until 2010, when all three left.
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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