Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Apr 7 2008 | 2:00am ET
It’s been easy come, easy go, for Clarium Capital Management this year. The San Francisco-based hedge fund posted a 24.4% return in January, but plunged 9.9% last month, it told investors last week.
On the bright side for those investors, the $3.8 billion global macro fund, headed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, remains up 15% year-to-date, Reuters reports.
Clarium blamed the March decline on losses on foreign equity holdings.
Clarium returned in excess of 40% last year.
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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