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Jul 18 2014 | 11:43am ET
BlueCrest Capital Management plans to expand in Asia with a new office in Hong Kong.
The hedge fund has applied for regulatory approval with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, Bloomberg News reports. BlueCrest already has an office in Singapore.
Its new Hong Kong base will be led by James Chen, who will move to the city from Singapore. Chen, a former managing director at Barclays in Hong Kong, will initially lead a “small team” there, according to Bloomberg.
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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