Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jun 8 2012 | 8:26am ET
May was a rough month for many hedge funds, but apparently nobody told the MKP Opportunity Fund—the global macro vehicle was up 2.77% for the month.
That brings the $2.3 billion fund’s year-to-date gains to 4.07%, a source familiar with the returns told FINalternatives.
Launched in 2001, the Opportunity fund is managed by MKP Capital Management founder and CEO Patrick McMahon.
MKP, with $4.8 billion in assets under management, is based in New York and has an office in London. In addition to the global macro fund it runs a structured credit strategy.
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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