Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Jul 10 2012 | 11:57am ET
Fortress Investment Group's hedge funds remain well ahead of their peers after a strong June.
The alternative investment giant's flagship Drawbridge Macro Fund was up 3.6% last month, it said in a regulatory filing. The strategy was up 8% in the first half.
New York-based Fortress' other funds did less well, but were still up during a mixed month for hedge funds. Its Asia Macro Funds added 0.8% in June and 6.8% in the first six months of the year.
Fortress also reported strong May returns for its credit funds, which report a month later than its other funds. The firm's credit strategies were up between 0.5% to 0.7% in June and between 6.2% and 7% on the year.
Fortress also reported the returns of its new Asia-focused volatility fund, Convex Asia, for the first time: The fund, which debuted on May 1 with US$55 million in assets, returned 0.4% in its first month.
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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