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Nov 3 2008 | 1:06pm ET
San Francisco-based Durant Capital Management reportedly plans to launch its Japan Absolute Return Fund this quarter, focusing on large-cap stocks in the land of the Rising Sun.
The fund will employ a fundamental model-driven strategy and is run by David Stewart, a former portfolio manager of the Everest Capital Japan Opportunities Fund, a US$120 million Japan equity long/short hedge fund that invested in large-cap Japanese equities and derivatives.
Prior to his time at Everest, he was a member of the portfolio management team at MFS Investment Management, head of technology investments at Botti Brown Asset Management and University of California, and equity analyst at Fidelity Investments Japan.
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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