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Dec 5 2011 | 11:54am ET
The head of a bank-owned hedge fund told a recent industry conference that hedge funds will be the new banks.
As actual banks, larded down with debt and facing tighter capital requirements, become more gun-shy about lending, hedge funds are positioned to take their place, Highbridge Capital Management CEO Glenn Dubin said.
"The most significant and scalable opportunity that we see is in private credit," Dubin told a Bloomberg Link conference last week. The "illiquidity premium is only going to go up as more and more companies go to the shadow banking system to get financed for their businesses."
Highbridge is owned by JPMorgan Chase.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...