Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Sep 14 2006 | 12:00am ET
AmericaVest Capital Management has launched its flagship hedge fund, a mortgage fund with a 10% annual fixed priority return. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based firm will not charge any fees on the AmericaVest 10/10 Fund until it has achieved that return on a quarterly basis, though investors will share in only 10% of profits above that level.
The fund will invest in all-manner of commercial and residential mortgage performance, from performing to distressed, as well as hard-money loans. It plans to securitize and liquidate those pools to make its return.
The fund is being managed by AmericaVest’s co-managing members, Robert Damigella and Nelson Garcia. There is a $250,000
minimum investment level in the 10/10 fund, with a 36 month
lockup. After the lockup period ends, investors are entitled to quarterly redemptions.
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…
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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