Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Feb 19 2008 | 10:12am ET
Swiss-based fund of funds shop Salus Alpha Management is launching two new funds of hedge funds at the end of the month to take advantage of opportunities in the event-driven and the commodities spaces.
The Salus Alpha Event Driven fund invests in the Event Driven Index listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, which combines up to 20 event-driven managers worldwide often employ an activist investment approach. The fund has expected returns of 10% to 12 % annually.
The Salus Alpha Managed Futures invests in the Managed Futures Index listed on the Vienna bourse, which combines up to 20 managed futures firms including long/short commodity strategies and systematic traders. The managers in the portfolio invest in equity indices, bonds, currencies and commodities.
The funds, like their predecessor Salus Alpha Equity Hedged, are UCITS III compliant and can be subscribed at any bank. Both are set to debut on Feb. 29.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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