Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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May 11 2012 | 11:59am ET
Perry Capital's former Asia chief has raised more than US$400 million for his new hedge fund.
Alp Ercil launched the private equity-style hedge fund last year, after Perry Closed its Hong Kong office and parted ways with Ercil and 32 others. The new vehicle will invest in distressed debt and equities in the Asia-Pacific region.
Ercil has raised US$440 million for the fund.
As befits a p.e.-type fund, Ercil's new vehicle has a three-year lockup that can be extended. It will charge both management and performance fees, although the latter will be collected only when returns are realized.
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 McKitish of Peddie School's 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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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