Friday, 19 September 2014
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Feb 8 2008 | 12:00am ET
British hedge fund Tisbury Capital is closing its U.S. operation due to “underperformance.”
Tisbury’s Boston office, which opened just last year, employed 12. The U.S. arm was battered by several busted event-driven trades, most notably the failed leveraged buyout of credit-card issuer Alliance Data System, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Tisbury’s European operations remain strong, the Journal adds.
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.