Thursday, 28 August 2014
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May 20 2013 | 12:23pm ET
China's Fosun International hopes to raise US$1 billion for its second dollar-denominated private-equity fund.
The new China Momentum Fund will invest in foreign companies seeking to expand in China. There will be a particular focus on Europe, in an effort to profit from depressed prices due to the economic crisis.
China Momentum will hold its first close next month at about US$300 million. Among the investors is Prudential Financial, Fosun's partner on its last fund, which raised US$600 million. The new fund will have priority over Fosun's existing funds in selecting investments.
Fosun aims to have only about 10 investors in the new fund, primarily pension funds, high-net worth investors and institutional investors from outside China.
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 ...