Friday, 27 November 2015
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Oct 22 2008 | 11:16am ET
A former Columbia Business School professor’s fund of hedge funds shop has launched an Asian value fund of funds, it said today.
van Biema Value Partners announced that the van Biema Asia Value Fund debuted at the beginning of August with $215 million from one of the firm’s existing institutional investors. The new vehicle will invest with a small number of Asian value hedge fund managers, generally less than 20, it said, with diversification across Asian markets, market capitalization and assets classes.
van Biema will focus on small pan-Asian value managers employing a variety of styles, according to a statement.
The firm was founded in 2004 by Michael van Biema, who taught at Columbia for a dozen years.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…