Archive for January, 2014

Blackstone Pulls Ahead of Peers

January 30, 2014

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Goldman Liberty Harbor Invests Before IPO

January 28, 2014

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A business development company run by Goldman Sachs’ (more…)

The Persistence of the Gold Bugs

January 23, 2014

Last year gold fell 28% against the U.S. dollar, (more…)

Listed Private Equity as Asset Class

January 21, 2014

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At a time when stocks look expensive, it is intriguing that there may be a cheap (more…)

Willie Sutton Tax as New Policy

January 14, 2014

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Jed Rakoff, the U.S. Judge for the Southern District of New York who is known for his distinctive opinions on financial cases, has (more…)

Madoff, JP Morgan, U.S. and Willie Sutton

January 9, 2014

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Several questions hang over the approximately $2.55 billion (more…)

Raising $1.1B, Arden Upbeat on 2014

January 7, 2014

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A surprising success in a market environment that did not favor hedge fund (more…)

Lockups Enter Fee Concerns

January 2, 2014

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Many investors want to have reasonably (more…)