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Sep 17 2012 | 1:55pm ET
Polygon Investment Partners aims to tap into the recent commodities turbulence with a new hedge fund focused on the mining sector.
The London-based firm rolled the fund without fanfare this summer, seeded with internal capital, Reuters reports. The long/short vehicle is led by Mike Humphries and Peter Bell, the latter formerly a mining analyst at MKM Longboat.
Polygon, which is struggling to rebuild its business after taking a battering during the financial crisis—it completed the long-drawn-out liquidation of its former flagship, Global Opportunities, last year—said the fund will invest in "misunderstood and mis-valued companies" using a "bottom-up" strategy.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...