Friday, 19 September 2014
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Aug 8 2014 | 4:34am ET
Investor clamor for its products has put BlueMountain Capital Management on the precipice of joining a very exclusive club.
The New York-based credit specialist’s assets have soared to $19.6 billion, nearly four times its size five years ago. Its flagship hedge fund, which managed $2.3 billion in June 2009, now has a whopping $8 billion in assets under management, Bloomberg News reports.
BlueMountain’s returns have been good, if not exceptional, over the period, with annualized gains of 11.6%. This year, the fund is up 3.5%, ahead of its peers but well behind the broader markets.
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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