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Mar 22 2012 | 2:36am ET
Ten years after founding his own hedge fund, Luke Halestrap has joined one of the industry's most well-established institutions.
Halestrap became a portfolio manager at BlueCrest Capital Management in January, Reuters reports. He works on the firm's US$10.8 billion global macro International Fund, helmed by BlueCrest founder Michael Platt.
Halestrap's move to BlueCrest marks a return to the industry for him. He founded the late Northbay Investment Management in 2002 before moving on to investment banking. Most recently, he was head of Europe, Middle East and Asia rates at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a post he left last year.
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 ...