Monday, 30 March 2015
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Oct 9 2008 | 10:14am ET
Two hedge fund placement firms today said they’re merging to market larger hedge funds to the institutional crowd.
Liability Solutions and MIT Associates are teaming up, keeping the former’s name and boasting offices in London, Geneva, Switzerland, and New York. Together, the new entity will offer hedge funds access to some 1,200 institutional investors worldwide, with particular focus on the U.S., Europe and the Middle East. The newly-combined firm will have 15 marketing professionals.
“The industry has grown in dollars and numbers very considerably in the last few years, and capital raising has become considerably more competitive—even more so currently with the very difficult market conditions—with several thousand hedge funds competing on a permanent basis for the attention of institutional investors,” said Mike Finnell, who will become president of Liability Solutions following completion of the merger.
“Hedge funds need access to an investor base that is diverse both geographically and by style and we offer that.”
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…