Friday, 29 August 2014
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Oct 5 2006 | 12:03pm ET
Embattled hedge fund Amaranth Advisors has retained Fortress Investment Group as a sub-advisor to the Amaranth multi-strategy funds. According to the firm, which lost an estimated $6 billion in bad natural gas trades, Fortress will assist the Amaranth team in selling off the funds’ investment assets in order to generate liquidity for investors.
Amaranth announced last Friday that its multi-strategy funds had suspended redemptions to allow for the sale of the firm’s investment assets.
Nick Maounis, Amaranth's chief executive officer, said in a statement that Amaranth will pay the fees associated with retaining the New York-based Fortress.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...