Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Sep 24 2007 | 12:03pm ET
Joining the crowd, Philadelphia Investment Partners is prepping its first 130/30 product with some $25 million in initial assets.
The New Generation Fund, set to launch next month, will encompass large-cap, small-cap and international equities, according to founder Peter Zeuli. “We’ve been managing money for quite a while now and we’re finally turning a process into a product,” he said. “We run models right now based on an asset allocation process and we’ve been running our models since 1998. The fund is unique in that it is a global asset allocation model comprising of about 50% large-cap equities, 25% small-cap equities and international equities, as well as derivatives, structured products, and an option strategy overlay.”
Zeuli, who formerly managed the long/short hedge fund Sheffield Capital Management, is looking to raise $500 million for his new offering from individual and institutional investors. “The anticipation has been terrific on the institutional side because the color has come out of the market lately in terms of highly leveraged products and I think when they look at something like this it’ll be more conservative.”
The New Generation Fund, which is benchmarked to the Standard & Poor’s 500, will charge 1.5% for management and 20% for performance with a $500,000 minimum.
Zeuli founded Philadelphia Investment Partners, based in the City of Brotherly Love, in 1999. The firm is currently managing some $100 million in total assets.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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