Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Jan 15 2008 | 11:39am ET
London-based Lansdowne Partners has taken a small stake in fellow hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management.
Lansdowne disclosed a “passive” 2% stake in New York-based Och-Ziff in a statement. Lansdowne favors both financial sector and value-oriented investments, and Och-Ziff, one of the world’s largest hedge fund managers with more than $33 billion in assets under management, fits the bill. And since its initial public offering in November, the firm’s shares have fallen 24%.
Lansdowne is no stranger to minority owners itself: The firm sold a 19% stake to Morgan Stanley in November 2006.
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 ...