Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Mar 12 2008 | 10:19am ET
BlackRock is currently prepping a London-listed closed-end fund of hedge funds that will offer investors exposure to its $11 billion Appreciation Strategy.
The firm said yesterday it expects to launch BlackRock Absolute Return Strategies sometime during the first half of the year.
The new fund will invest in the Appreciation Strategy, which has a 12-year-plus track record and is the flagship strategy of BlackRock Alternative Advisors.
BlackRock declined to say how much it was planning to raise for the new fund.
BlackRock's assets under management currently total more than $1.3 trillion across equity, fixed income, cash management, alternative investment and real estate strategies.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...