Friday, 29 August 2014
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Jan 14 2009 | 12:59pm ET
Two 25-year-old Harvard University graduates from Greenwich, Conn., are braving the economic downturn by joining their hometown business. The duo is launching a macro hedge fund to invest in currencies, fixed income and commodities.
Newly-minted hedgies Brendan Petri and Manuel Aguilar next week will launch Thresher Global Management, the Stamford Advocate reports. The pair said the fund will benefit from volatility in the stock market and that they intend to grow the fund, which already has capital from three family offices and five individual investors, “as fast and as much as possible.”
Previously, Petri worked for two years as an analyst for a private equity group with Palisade Capital Management, while Aguilar was an analyst for a private equity group with Invercorp International.
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 ...