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Aug 21 2012 | 1:05pm ET
LibreMax Capital soared into the double-digits for the year on the back of a rally of the mortgage market last month.
The New York-based hedge fund, led by Greg Lippmann and two other Deutsche Bank veterans, is up 10.12% this year, Reuters reports. The $1.76 billion fund returned 2.71% in July.
"The combination of a strong rally in pricing and an increase in dealer inventories motivated us to reduce our exposure to certain higher beta sectors," Lippmann wrote to investors. LibreMax's net exposure dropped from 102.4% to 99.9% during the month.
"We saw fewer opportunities to add securities," Lippmann wrote.
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…
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