Tuesday, 16 September 2014
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May 13 2014 | 12:15pm ET
JPMorgan Chase remains the second-largest hedge fund manager in the world. But its best-known hedge-fund unit, Highbridge Capital Management, isn’t helping.
Highbridge’s assets have dropped sharply since 2007, from $37 billion to $24.5 billion. Its hedge fund assets have fallen steadily since 2011, and now total just $12 billion—down from $36.7 billion in July 2007.
The firm’s flagship Multistrategy Fund’s performance has been uninspiring, as well: It hasn’t returned double-digits in the last four years, and has underperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in each of those years, CNBC reports.
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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