Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Feb 26 2013 | 2:29pm ET
Gávea Investimentos is shutting its month-old asset-backed receivables hedge fund after losing its manager to its parent company.
Jose de Menezes Berenguer Neto has been named head of JPMorgan Chase's Brazilian unit. He had joined Gavea—founded by Brazil's former central bank chief, Arminio Fraga, and bought by JPMorgan in 2010—in March to launch the high-yield credit fund.
Gavea had raised 1 billion reais (US$507 million) for the fund, which will be returned to investors, Bloomberg News reports. The hedge fund will not launch a new asset-backed fund until it finds a replacement for Berenguer.
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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