Juno Mother Earth Preps Energy Fund

Sep 30 2006 | 8:40am ET

Juno Mother Earth Asset Management is readying to launch its first hedge fund, the Juno Mother Earth Resources Fund, with $50 million to $100 million in assets under management. The new vehicle, which is set to debut on Oct. 1, will invest 80% of its assets in commodities and 20% in energy-sector equities, especially alternative energy names.

“There is a need for alternative sources of energy and it has to happen now,” explains Juno Mother Earth co-founder Joseph Di Virgilio. “We’re not taking a green stand; we still believe there’s a lot of money to be made in oil, gas, coal, etc. But we also think we should be looking into other sources of fuel.”


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