Friday, 19 September 2014
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Feb 12 2008 | 12:22pm ET
A high-profile female hedge fund executive is preparing a new hedge fund for launch within the coming months.
Carrie McCabe, who cut her teeth as CEO of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management and FRM Americas, is currently raising money for her Lasair Capital, Reuters reports. The new fund is backed by GE Asset Management and boasts Tanya Beder, former head of Citigroup’s Tribeca Global Management, and John Myers, chairman of AG Asset Management, as advisers.
Lasair, the self-proclaimed “next generation” firm, is targeting institutional investors and said it will invest in hedge funds, infrastructure and timber assets.
It is unclear how much McCabe plans to raise for the new offering.
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…
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