Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Jan 10 2013 | 1:24am ET
As American audiences get reacquainted with the Crawley family and the rest of the players on "Downton Abbey," a hedge fund manager is getting somewhat more involved with the hit series.
GLG Partners co-founder Pierre Lagrange has bought famed tailor H. Huntsman & Sons with his boyfriend, Roubi L'Roubi. In addition to running a bespoke shop on London's famed Savile Row, Huntsman has provided the costumes warn by Hugh Bonneville in his role as the Earl of Grantham on "Downton Abbey," as well those worn in the 2011 spy thrilled Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
L'Roubi, a fashion designer, will become Huntsman's creative director. He said he was "proud and privileged to be able to uphold the tradition of supreme craftsmanship" at Huntsman. The shop, which opened in 1849, has served the likes of Humphrey Bogart, Winston Churchill, Bing Crosby, Laurence Olivier and Ronald Reagan.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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 ...