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Carlyle Group Launching Liquid Alt. Funds

Jan 05, 2014
Jing Chen

Hedge fund and private equity firm The Carlyle Group is planning to launch two liquid alternatives funds.

Investment News reported that Washington-based Carlyle will launch a long/short commodities fund and a balanced risk global allocation fund similar to risk parity, both of which will be sub-advised by hedge fund manager Vermillion Asset Management.

Carlyle is the latest hedge fund firm among a growing list, which includes Blackstone Group and KK &Co., that is moving into the liquid alternatives space. Liquid alternatives mutual funds offer daily liquidity and lower fees and investment minimums than hedge funds.

Carlyle manages $185 billion across 122 hedge funds and 81 fund of hedge funds.



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