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Oct 11 2012 | 12:10pm ET
Mortgage hedge funds are enjoying something of a renaissance this year.
Led by Metacapital Management's 34% return in 2012, hedge funds investing in all manner of mortgage-related securities, including home-loan debt and non-agency bonds, have posted double-digit returns through the first nine months of the year.
Among the other winners are Pine River Capital Management, whose $3.4 billion fixed-income hedge fund is up 29%, and LibreMax Capital, up 16%, Bloomberg News reports. Brevan Howard Asset Management's $2.5 billion Credit Catalysts Master Fund, run by DW Investment Management, is up 12%.
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 ...