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Mar 12 2008 | 8:24am ET
Sometimes, a bailout isn’t enough. Colorado-based Blue River Asset Management will liquidate its $1 billion municipal bond hedge fund, in spite of the $110 million lifeline arranged by JPMorgan Chase last month.
The firm plans to inform investors about its plan for an “orderly liquidation” today, according to Reuters. What’s left of the fund’s capital will be returned to investors.
The money raised from new and existing investors by JPMorgan will not go to waste: Blue River is planning a new domestic fund in order to stay in business.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.