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Selections from Recent Issues


LP Moves Prompt Changes at Deer Park Road

Mortgage-bond investor Deer Park Road Management is adjusting its product mix in response to redemption pressures and shifting investor demand.

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Whitebox Offering Comes With Long Lockup

Whitebox Advisors is marketing a structured-credit-product fund with a long lockup period.

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Round Table Team Preps Global-Macro Fund

Key members of Ian Banwell’s team at Round Table Investment have re-emerged with plans to launch their own global-macro fund.

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Investors Press Managers on Hurdle Rates

With hedge fund returns languishing, investors are asking managers for higher hurdle rates.

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Banks Lose Market Share in Prime Brokerage

The latest data on hedge funds’ prime-broker relationships show most of the big Wall Street banks are losing market share while a number of smaller...

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Och-Ziff Case Raises Issue of "Bad Actor' Rule

A likely sticking point in Och-Ziff Capital’s settlement talks with the U.S. Justice Department is the applicability of the “bad-actor”...

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Burbank's Passport Slides Amid Market Gains

Passport Capital’s funds again diverged from industry averages in March, this time by posting losses amid gains in the broader market.

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Website Enables Co-Investment on Small Scale

A financial-technology startup is offering investors direct access to distressed debt, liquidations and other complex deals for minimum investments of just...

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Gauging Depth of Pershing Square's Losses

Pershing Square Capital’s investment in troubled Valeant Pharmaceuticals has left its funds so far below their high-water marks that it will likely...

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Balyasny Has Waiting List for "Enhanced' Fund

Balyasny Asset Management has stopped accepting contributions to one of its two main funds.

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Managers Jittery About Mideast Wealth Funds

Equity-focused hedge fund managers are bracing for redemptions from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East.

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Jupiter Peak Absorbs Bulk of Crestline Team

A Crestline Investors team that trades distressed hedge fund shares and assets on the secondary market has moved to startup Jupiter Peak Capital.

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