BlackRock Fund to Widen Hedge Access

Ackermann, Matt
December 2009
American Banker;12/14/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 221, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that the investment firm BlackRock Inc. planned to introduce a mutual fund which would give moderately wealthy investors better access to hedge funds. Called the BlackRock Core Alternatives Portfolio, the fund would enable a $50,000 investment in hedge funds which typically require minimum investments of $1 million or more.


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