Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Last updated 15 hours ago
Mar 3 2014 | 12:58pm ET
Investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald has bought fund of hedge funds Fintan Partners.
Redwood City, Calif.-based Fintan invests in fixed-income hedge funds. The firm was founded in 2005 by Alexander Klikoff, a former hedge fund portfolio manager at Stanford University's endowment.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cantor has been building its hedge fund business since 2011, and now has about $3 billion in assets under management and advisory.
"This transaction is reflective of our objective to grow our asset management business and provide clients with exceptional investment opportunities under the Cantor umbrella," Cantor CEO Shawn Matthews said.
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…
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…
The trading world is inundated with strategies and techniques. Here’s one way traders can get a handle on information overload.