Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Jul 1 2008 | 10:18am ET
Emerging markets specialist Wittenham Investment Management has launched a fund of hedge funds with exposure to frontier markets such as Africa, Middle East and the former Soviet Union.
The Singapore-based firm’s MENA Plus fund will start trading with at least US$7 million seed capital and has a capacity of US$300 million, according to Reuters.
“In the emerging Europe, Middle East, and African time zone, we've found plenty of experienced managers creating very attractive risk-return profiles,” said Peter Douglas, an adviser to the fund and founder of hedge fund consultancy GFIA, said in a statement.
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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