Monday, 20 October 2014
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Apr 7 2008 | 10:00am ET
Hong Kong-based Permavest Investment has closed on a new private equity fund of funds with US$63 million in capital commitments. Raised from high net-worth clients spanning the Asia-Pacific region, the fund was created to provide investors access to leveraged buyout and venture capital partnerships in major Chinese markets.
“It has become evident that funds should not rely on bonds and equities alone to deliver consistent returns in order to meet the long term promise to members,” said Alan Siu Fai, fund manager. “Adding commodities and hedging on forex movements is especially effective at diversifying a fund’s investments and counterbalancing equity volatility, but potentially capturing high returns.”
Permavest Investment is a non-bank affiliate of Amerex Investment Co., a provider of customized institutional financial services for the Asia Pacific region
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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