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Jan 22 2008 | 10:16am ET
Fairfield Greenwich Group, the $16 billion New York-based hedge fund, has liquidated its Fairfield Parabolic Partners Fund, a multi-strategy arbitrage offering.
A source with knowledge of the situation said the principals of Parabolic Partners Capital Management–the sub-advisor to the fund–decided to close shop last month despite the fact that the fund had positive performance since inception. “This was not a case of ghastly performance or anything of that nature,” said the source.
The $81.7 million fund, which was launched in September 2005, last year fell 4.55% through November. In 2006, it returned 11.90% and finished 2005 up 0.24%, according to BarclayHedge.
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 ...