Monday, 22 September 2014
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Aug 7 2013 | 11:50am ET
A pair of prominent hedge fund activists continued their winning ways in July.
Both Daniel Loeb's Third Point and David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital posted gains just shy of 3% last month, Reuters reports. Third Point's flagship Offshore Fund rose 2.9% and Greenlight 2.8%.
The gain puts the latter into double-digits for the year, with a return of 10.3% through 2013's first seven months. Third Point was already there, and is now up 15.9%. A more highly-levered version Third Point's main strategy, its Ultra Fund, is up 23.6% on the year after a 4.1% jump in July.
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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