Opalesque Exclusive: White Paper: Hedge fund seeding increasingly attractive... [more]Matthias Knab, Opalesque: London based Tages Capital seeds managers across both developed and emerging/frontier markets and has invested approximately $600m across 12 funds over the past 3 years. In a White Paper, Tages says that if the right managers and strategies are selected, the seeding econ
Hedge fund Fortress to shut down Centaurus Global... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge fund firm Fortress Investment Group is pushing ahead with its plan to move away from liquid or easy to trade assets, including stocks, as the firm announced its plan to liquidate Fortress Centaurus Global,
Coinbase’s first employee is leaving to start his own hedge fund... [more]From Coindesk.com: Olaf Carlson-WeeOlaf Carlson-Wee, the first employee at venture-backed bitcoin exchange Coinbase, has departed as head of risk and product manager to focus on a new digital currency hedge fund, dubbed Polychain Capital.
While the firm does not yet have investors or even its
Fund Profile - BlackRock bucks the trend of shrinking banks and hedge funds... [more]From TheAustralian.com.au: BlackRock is presenting New York real-estate developers with something they haven’t seen in a while — a financial firm that is looking to grow. While big banks and hedge funds are in retreat and emptying out space, the asset management giant is deciding whether to move int
Investing - Hedge fund Lansdowne snaps up U.K. stocks after Brexit... [more]From WSJ.com: Lansdowne Partners, one of the world’s biggest hedge fund firms, has been buying U.K. stocks in recent weeks saying some prices have been pushed too low following last month’s Brexit vote. “Current valuations present a significant opportunity,” wrote Peter Davies and Jonathon Regis, ma