BGI's Billion-Dollar FoF Baby

Jan 3 2007 | 12:49pm ET

Barclays Global Investors’ new fund of hedge funds unit is aiming to raise about $1 billion for its first offering, according to a Thompson Financial report.

New York- and London-based BGI Alpha Management Group launched AlpEx, its first external global fund of hedge funds, late last year. According to a Thompson source, the firm hopes to gather the $1 billion over the next 18 months.


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