Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Jul 28 2006 | 1:46pm ET
Mellon HBV Alternative Strategies is closing one of its funds and returning money to investors, according to an investor in the fund. The Mellon HBV Rediscovered Offshore Opportunities Fund had over $350 million at its height, but dropped to around $40 million last month. The fund invested in corporate restructurings and distressed debt.
A spokesman for Mellon HBV declined to comment. The firm currently has over $700 million in assets under management in a variety of other single-manager hedge fund vehicles.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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