Friday, 29 August 2014
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Jan 14 2008 | 4:08pm ET
Another hedge fund is set to buy a piece of the beautiful game, as Burbank, Calif.-based Shamrock Holdings is reportedly close to a deal with troubled British team Derby County Football Club.
Derby Chairman Adam Pearson, who bought a majority stake in the Rams in September, has said he would seek a cash infusion for the club, which is facing relegation from Britain’s top-flight Premier League at the end of the season. The team is firmly in last place, with just one win against 17 losses and four draws.
Shamrock Holdings is led by Roy Disney—Walt Disney’s nephew.
Should a deal go through, it would be the second in a month involving a hedge fund. Last month, London-based Sisu Capital reached an agreement to buy Coventry City Football Club, after the hedge fund’s talks with Southampton Football Club stalled.
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 ...