Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jul 9 2012 | 7:10am ET
Six years ago, Fairfax Financial Holdings sued eight hedge funds and brokerage Morgan Keegan for conspiring to drive its stock price down. Since then, seven of the hedge funds, including SAC Capital Advisors, Third Point and Kynikos Associates, have been culled from the roster of the accused.
But Exis Capital Management remains, and, it seems, will remain when the trial begins on Sept. 10. A New Jersey judge has refused to dismiss the case against the hedge fund, and also junked Morgan Keegan's most recent bid for a dismissal.
Fairfax is seeking $8 billion in the racketeering claim.
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.