Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Sep 9 2008 | 1:03pm ET
Sydney, Australia-based Platypus Capital Management is launching a new Asian equity long/short fund to complement its existing Australian systematic long/short offering.
The Cayman Islands-domiciled Platypus Asian Equities Fund SPC will trade the Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia markets, and will have a pair segregated portfolios, according to Hedgeweek. The first portfolio is being seeded by the same Swiss-based investor that seeded the Platypus Australian fund nearly three years ago.
The fund's portfolios will have a minimum of 160 large cap and high liquid stocks across the regions selected.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.