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Aug 2 2013 | 10:03am ET
Och-Ziff Capital Management posted a 15% jump in second-quarter profit, as performance fee income helped the firm top analysts' estimates.
The New York-based hedge fund had distributable earnings of $77.5 million in the second quarter, up from $67.2 million. The figures exclude costs related to its initial public offering six years ago.
Revenue rose 16% to $207.8 million from $178.4 million. Incentive income rose 24% to $22.9 million, management fee income 9% to $139.5 million and assets under management to $36.6 billion in the quarter. In the month since, Och-Ziff has added another $100 million to that figure.
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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