Friday, 29 August 2014
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Jul 21 2006 | 5:33pm ET
Ospraie Management has hired Michael Fischer as general counsel at the firm, a position that was previously been held by Eric Vincent, who has been wearing many hats at the New York-based hedge fund. Vincent will continue to serve as president.
Fischer joins the firm from Sandell Asset Management Corp., the investment adviser to Castlerigg Master Investments, a $4 billion event driven hedge fund.
According to a source close to the firm, Ospraie is also close to hiring a risk management officer replace Tristan Kim, who departed the post last month. In addition to the departure of Kim, the firm has also recently liquidated one of its funds, though the source said that two-thirds of the investors who had their money in that vehicle moved their investments into the firm's other hedge fund offering.
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 ...