Monday, 22 September 2014
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Mar 3 2006 | 12:00am ET
Wachovia Alternative Strategies is following the lead of many large financial firms and expanding its hedge fund offerings at a dizzying pace. In recent months, the firm, which changed its name in December from Evergreen Alternative Strategies to Wachovia Alternative Strategies, has doubled the number of its hedge fund offerings, which now stand at 27.
According to Dan Flaherty, a spokesman for Wachovia, the firm currently has $1.2 billion in assets under management in its alternatives business. He declined to provide specifics about the new offerings.
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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