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Jan 13 2012 | 1:09am ET
Australia's best-performing hedge fund is getting ready to close its doors to new investors—eventually.
Evergreen Capital Partners will close its 18-month old fund after it's doubled in size from its current A$100 million. That should take six to 12 months, co-founder Tim Hannon told Bloomberg News, as the firm basks in a 58% return over its first year-and-a-half.
That profit bests even Evergreen's already ambitious goal of 15% annualized returns.
"We don't want to manage a lot more money; our size is one of our chief competitive advantages," Hannon, formerly of Goldman Sachs JBWere, said. "I'm not doing any more marketing."
He won't have to if Evergreen's strategy, long resource stocks and short retailers, continues to produce as it has. Certainly, Hannon expects the short book to do so, saying Evergreen remains "extremely bearish" on "retail landlords."
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 ...