Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Apr 16 2013 | 1:59pm ET
Former GLG Partners trader James Berger is readying a new hedge fund for launch this summer.
Berger's B1 Capital will launch a Europe-focused, fundamental long/short equity fund, Financial News reports. He has won a seed investment and will debut with that and investments from a handful of anchor investors.
Pfäffikon, Switzerland-based B1 has a team of six, including Berger and Megan Kenney, who serves as CEO. Kenney was European head of capital services at Credit Suisse until October.
Berger left GLG in July. At the Man Group unit, which he joined in 2007, he co-managed its European Opportunity Fund. Prior to his time at GLG, Berger worked at JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs.
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 ...