Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Oct 28 2011 | 12:13pm ET
A Maverick Capital Management veteran is poised to launch a Latin America-focused hedge fund.
Pedro Zevallos has founded Matador Capital Management in Dallas. The new firm will launch its maiden fund, Matador Latam, next month, HFMWeek reports.
Matador will employ a long/short equity strategy in the region, according to an investor document.
Zevallos spent nearly a decade at Maverick before founding Matador. At Maverick, he handed Latin America long/short investments. Zevallos previously worked at JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.