Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Nov 14 2006 | 10:34am ET
Arguably the most famous plaintiff in hedge fund history now finds himself as the defendant.
Phillip Goldstein—the Goldstein in Goldstein v. SEC, the case that killed the Securities and Exchange Commission’s hedge fund registration requirement—and his Saddle Brook, N.J.-based hedge fund, Bulldog Investors, are being sued by a closed-end mutual fund that claims the hedge fund owns too many of its shares.
The RMR Hospitality and Real Estate Fund said Bulldog has reportedly acquired about 14% of its outstanding shares, in contravention of a rule restricting ownership to 9.8%. The Newton, Mass.-based fund said that Bulldog has refused to comply with repeated requests that it abide by the share ownership limit, and other requirements, of RMR’s trust agreement.
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 ...