Thursday, 28 August 2014
Last updated 13 hours ago
Dec 23 2008 | 1:59pm ET
One of the victim’s of Bernard Madoff’s alleged Ponzi scheme appears to have committed suicide, according to police.
Rene Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet, who ran hedge fund Access International Advisors, was found dead in his New York City office earlier today. A police officer at the scene said his death looked like a suicide.
The 65-year-old De la Villehuchet was a founding partner and chief executive officer of Access International Advisors. According to Bloomberg News, the fund invested its entire $1.4 billion in assets with Madoff.
Madff was arrested on Dec. 11 for allegedly running a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...