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Every week, Hedge Fund Alert helps subscribers anticipate risks and opportunities by revealing behind-the-scenes developments in the fund-management arena.

Selections from Recent Issues


LPs Get Crack at Profitable Discus Program

Capital Fund Management, an early practitioner of systematic-trading strategies, is re-opening a managed-futures fund that’s been off-limits to new...

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First New York Building Hedge Fund Business

Proprietary-trading shop First New York is taking another stab at launching a hedge fund.

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ExodusPoint: Schonfeld Staffers Underpaid

ExodusPoint Capital is firing back at Schonfeld Strategic Advisors.

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Pedigreed Quant Pros Launch Equity Strategy

Quantitative-investment startup Pluribus Labs has begun managing money.

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Family Offices Bypassing Fund Managers

In a potentially troubling trend for hedge funds, family offices are increasingly willing to invest directly in alternative assets and complex...

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Field Street Shutters Fund, Lowers Headcount

Global-macro heavyweight Field Street Capital has liquidated a fund that suffered crippling losses last year.

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SEC Filings Paint Bleak Picture for Startups

The pace of hedge fund launches so far this year is even slower than it was in 2018, when fund-formation activity reached its lowest level since...

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Ex-Eminence Quant Chief Readies for Launch

A quantitative-equity specialist who has held top posts at Eminence Capital and Morgan Stanley is starting a hedge fund.

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Energy Investor HITE Dangles No-Fee Offer

Energy-focused HITE Hedge Asset Management is offering the ultimate fee discount for its latest hedge fund.

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Ascalon Maps Asia-Focused Seeding Vehicle

Ascalon Capital’s new owner aims to raise up to $500 million for a drawdown fund that would offer seed and acceleration capital to hedge fund...

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Tech Pro's Startup Features Modest Fees

Keith Hwang, a technology-stock investor who has run money for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is aiming to raise $200 million of initial capital.

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Futures Shop Pursues Trade-Finance Strategy

Metals trader Commodity Asset Management is developing a new strategy that represents a novel approach to trade finance.

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