Monday, 1 September 2014
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Sep 14 2006 | 12:00am ET
Credit Suisse has joined forces with hedge fund Ospraie Management, forming a strategic alliance that is the latest in a string of agreements and alliances that the investment bank hopes can jump-start its alternative investment business.
The deal with Ospraie includes an investment in the New York-based firm, and is designed to give CS greater access to the commodity and basic industry markets.
In recent months, CS has teamed up with Switzerland’s Glencore, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company and China Renaissance Capital to expand its global alternatives business. It is also targeting Latin America, as well as focusing on private equity.
The firm is reportedly in talks to acquire Brazil’s Hedging-Griffo.
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 ...