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Dec 15 2005 | 5:00pm ET
UBS Global Asset Management has launched a U.S. equity alpha fund as a core equity substitute that relaxes the long-only constraint, the firm announced on Monday.
The US Equity Alpha Strategy uses a long-term fundamental approach to identifying shorting opportunities and will seek to outperform the Russell 1000 Index by 3-5% per year, gross fees.
The strategy will invest in 75-125 companies and will seek to add alpha by taking an average of 30% in short positions balanced by 130% on average in long positions while maintaining a 100% overall market exposure.
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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