Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Dec 21 2007 | 11:01am ET
The Carlyle Group’s foray into hedge funds is not going as planned. The firm’s Blue Wave hedge fund suffered another big monthly decline in November, and is down almost 15% year-to-date.
Blue Wave was hurt last month by continuing credit market losses. The fund, which has received some $150 million in new commitments, declined by 6% last month, Bloomberg News reports. It managed $690 million at the beginning of October.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.