Sunday, 31 August 2014
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Aug 13 2013 | 10:21am ET
The Blackstone Group has won a powerful backer for its new mutual fund of hedge funds.
Fidelity Investments' high-net worth Portfolio Advisory Service has raised nearly $1 billion for the Blackstone Alternative Multi-Manager Fund, the mutual-fund giant said. The new product invests with a variety of sub-advisors, including Two Sigma Advisors, Credit Suisse Hedging-Griffo Servos Internacionais, Caspian Capital, Wellington Management Co., Chatham Asset Management and Nephila Capital.
"In the three years we have been planning for this product launch, we have built a very solid relationship with Fidelity," Blackstone Alternative Asset Management CEO Tom Hill said. "Like Blackstone, Fidelity is a leader in the asset-management industry and has a history of providing great value to its clients."
Under the arrangement, Fido and Blackstone have an exclusive agreement covering individual investors for an undisclosed period of time. Blackstone can still sell the fund itself to institutional clients.
The Multi-Manager fund charges a 3.25% annual expense ratio.
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 ...