Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jan 11 2012 | 10:49am ET
Four floors weren't enough for hedge fund manager Harsh Padia—so, for an extra $2 million, he added a fifth.
Padia, who founded Hap Capital Advisors two years ago, has a new home in Manhattan, a five-floor penthouse in Tribeca. According to city records, he paid a whopping $17.5 million for the 7,200-square-foot home—a deal so big, certainly by downtown standards, that it will be featured in Bravo's new television series, "Million Dollar Listing New York," the New York Post reports.
Padia and his wife snapped up the penthouse, originally four floors and listed for $15 million, at 471 Washington Street. But a quadplex wasn't roomy enough, so Padia also bought the seventh floor of the building, making him the owner of half the building.
Padia's new home has 360-degree views, a rooftop pool and 4,200 square feet of outdoor space, including four terraces and two balconies. The quinplex has a 1,000-square-foot sunroom.
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.