Saturday, 20 September 2014
Last updated 1 day ago
Nov 8 2011 | 9:29am ET
When it comes to its first foray into energy fund management, the Blackstone Group isn't starting small.
The private equity giant hopes to raise up to $3 billion for its first energy fund, Bloomberg News reports. That would make it larger than similar funds launched by rivals Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Apollo Global Management.
Blackstone has invested in energy before, but from its general pools.
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.