Monday, 20 October 2014
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May 21 2008 | 10:47am ET
Ginepri Capital, a New York-based fund of hedge funds, and SAGA Capital, a New York-based alternative investments advisory firm, has launched the SAGA/Ginepri Alpha Fund, which will invest in “complex” film slates and debt portfolios in the motion picture space.
SG Alpha will focus on the financing, analysis and securitization of mid- to high-budget independent films with committed distribution. Ginepri and SAGA have committed “significant” capital to the new venture and will structure both direct and syndicated debt for its own investments as well as the industry at large. SG will be syndicating $400 million in debt, between a group of New York and European investment banks, to leverage committed capital.
Ginepri Capital trades in the U.S. and international futures, options on futures and forward contracts space. The firm manages total assets “well into nine figures,” according to its Web site.
SAGA focuses on advising foreign corporations on nontraditional sources of funding and advising hedge funds and private individuals in the creation of financial structures to take advantage of opportunities to invest via “synthetic securitization” and “synthetic swap funding.”
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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