Thursday, 27 November 2014
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May 28 2008 | 2:00am ET
The Blackstone Group’s new Asian event-driven shop plans to offer its first hedge fund in October. Blackstone Altius Advisors’ first offering could debut with as much as US$1 billion.
The new group, headed by SAC Capital Advisors veteran Aaron Nieman, was announced earlier this month. It also features former Banc of America Securities prime brokerage chief Christopher Pesce.
Blackstone will initially invest US$150 million in the Altius fund, Bloomberg News reports. The firm plans to raise between US$500 million and US$1 billion, it told potential investors.
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come...