Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Nov 14 2013 | 2:08pm ET
Tetragon Financial Group, the listed vehicle that bought Polygon Global Partners for almost US$100 million last year, has launched a new distressed credit hedge fund.
TFG, which earlier this year hired Olivier Blechner as senior portfolio manager, has seeded the fund with $25 million and told investors on a call Thursday it will put up to $100 million in the new fund and its other credit strategies, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Paddy Dear, a TFG director and Polygon co-founder, said the firm is hiring a team for the new distressed credit strategy, which it hopes to begin marketing to outside investors next year.
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 ...