Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Nov 2 2006 | 11:56am ET
New York-based Investcorp has added Silverback Asset Management to its single-manager hedge fund platform as part of a strategic partnership. Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Silverback is the third hedge fund to join the platform, following Interlachen Capital Group and Cura Capital Management.
“Silverback is an important addition to our single-manager platform,” said Investcorp co-head of asset management Ibrahim Gharghour. “We are long-time investors in convertible arbitrage strategies and find this space offers attractive investment opportunities.”
Silverback chief investment officer Elliot Bossen will lead the new partnership, which include a total of five team members.
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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