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Aug 1 2013 | 10:57am ET
Fortress Investment Group's second-quarter profit nearly tripled, buoyed by higher hedge fund fee income.
The New York-based firm's pretax distributable earnings rose to $148 million from $50 million a year earlier. The number easily toped analysts' estimates by 50%.
Under generally-accepted accounting principles, Fortress posted a loss of $2.1 million, compared to $5 million in the year-earlier period.
Fortress credited higher management fee income for the big gains.
The firm said it would be a 6 cent per share dividend for the quarter.
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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