Friday, 29 August 2014
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May 8 2013 | 8:53am ET
Top hedge funds posted mixed returns in April, with SAC Capital Advisors rising and Greenlight Capital and Renaissance Technologies falling.
SAC's International fund rose 1% last month and is up 5.6% on the year. Jana Partners' flagship fund rose 0.8% in April (7% year-to-date), while its Nirvana Fund hit double-digits for the year with a 1.2% jump on the month (10% YTD). Pine River Capital Management returned 0.6% last month (7% YTD).
Hutchin Hill Capital, however, topped all of them, rising 4.7% last month. The $1.1 billion New York-based hedge fund is up 8.8% on the year.
On the other side of the ledger, RenTech's Institutional Diversified Alpha Fund lost 2.4% in April, cutting its 2013 return to 6.6%, and Greenlight fell 0.6% on the month (up 5.5% YTD).
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 ...