Friday, 29 August 2014
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Oct 5 2006 | 4:39pm ET
Beacon Rock Capital Partners has a new minority partner and a new name. The St. Thomas- and Miami-based hedge fund manager’s majority owner and chief investment officer, Trevor Taylor, has bought out his old partners, brought in a new head of business development and is hoping to launch his second fund by year's end.
The newly-christened Innovative Options Management—Taylor’s old partners are still using the Beacon Rock name for other ventures—came into being on Sept. 1, and remains the adviser for the former Beacon Rock Capital Fund, now the Innovative Options Fund. In addition to his new managing partner Steven Susano, the old-new firm has “hired additional people to fill the back office positions inherited from my last partners,” Taylor said.
With the changeover out of the way, Taylor is focusing attention on a short-only fund (FINalternatives, 3/31/06) that he began work on at Beacon Rock. “With the transition that just took place, we put that on the back burner a little bit,” he said. The new fund will still require a $500,000 minimum investment and charge a 2% management fee and 20% performance fee.
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 ...