Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jun 14 2013 | 9:59am ET
Catalyst Capital Advisors has added a business development chief to boost its hedge-like mutual fund business.
George Amrhein joins from Beacon Advisors. He's charged with building Catalyst's distribution relationships, but also with building up its stable of mutual funds employing hedge fund-like strategies.
"Last year, Catalyst reorganized an event-arbitrage hedge fund with an outstanding 15 year performance history and converted it to the Catalyst Event Arbitrage mutual fund," CEO Jerry Szilagyi said. "George will play a lead role in bringing additional hedge fund strategies into the Catalyst mutual funds family."
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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