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Jul 7 2008 | 10:01am ET
Ermitage Group has launched a new fund of funds with an initial investment of US$45 million. The Ermitage Directional Fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of macro, trend-following and discretionary managers.
Directional’s underlying managers offer diversification in terms of markets traded, strategies and time horizon, and aims to deliver alpha from long and short positions. Currently, the fund is geared towards shorter-term statistical managers, as high-trend volatility ideally lends itself to this strategy. Trend-following managers within the portfolio at launch are focused towards benefiting from trends in the commodity markets.
The fund has a minimum initial investment of €125,000, a management fee of 1.5% and a 10% performance fee with a high watermark.
Ermitage last month launched a green fund of funds to invest in the alternative energy space.
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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