Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Sep 22 2006 | 12:00am ET
The lines between different alternative investments are getting blurrier. This week, Guggenheim Partners is the culprit, as the Chicago hedge fund announced a new VC group, Guggenheim Venture Partners.
The new firm, led by Michael Burns, F. Javier Fernandez and Eric Rothfus, will focus on networking and communications investments in the Mid-Atlantic, Southwest and Pacific Northwest U.S.
Rothfus will lead a new office in Austin, Texas.
“By combining lead deals and Silicon Valley co-investments with a consistent set of top-tier co-investors, we believe our limited partners will obtain access to a high quality, differentiated portfolio of start-up companies,” Burns said.
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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