Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Last updated 58 min ago
Jun 9 2008 | 11:40am ET
London-based hedge fund consultant Dexion Capital plans to launch two listed vehicles over the next year.
Dexion, which is no stranger to listed hedge fund products, having served as joint bookrunner for Brevan Howard Asset Management’s US$1 billion share sale last month, is still considering what strategies the funds will employ. Infrastructure and high-yield debt are among the candidates.
“We’re looking to expand our product base into other types of assets within the alternative asset space—single manager hedge funds, infrastructure,” Ana Haurie, group managing director, told Reuters.
Dexion said it expects to launch the first fund in either the third or fourth quarter, with the second debuting in the first half of next year.
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"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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