Wednesday, 24 September 2014
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Apr 11 2008 | 11:13am ET
Toronto-based hedge fund and mutual fund manager Sprott Inc. has filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulators in Canada for an initial public offering of Sprott Asset Management.
The firm is reportedly looking to raise some C$200 million (US$196.4 million) from investors for Sprott AM, which manages approximately $6.9 billion (US$6.8 billion) in assets under management seven hedge funds and six long-only mutual funds.
Sprott’s flagship hedge fund is the Sprott Hedge Fund, which launched in 2000 and currently manages some C$640 million (US$628.6 million) in assets and is closed to new investors.
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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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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