Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Sep 30 2006 | 9:10am ET
Lost among all the ink spilled over the Amaranth Advisors disaster is the demise of another billion-dollar hedge fund. New York’s Narragansett Asset Management is closing shop – for now – and has liquidated 80% of its portfolio, aiming to return funds to investors by the end of this month.
The fund, which took in $250 million in new money less than a year ago, was down 2% this year, according to a letter to investors from manager Joseph Dowling.
Dowling apparently plans to take a year or year-and-a-half off and then will “take a fresh look at our historical investment results and fine-tune my investment strategy.”
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…