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Selections from Recent Issues


Family Office Ups Allocation for Seed Deals

Witter Family Offices is ramping up efforts to seed promising managers who are below the radar of big institutional backers.

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Perry Letter Sheds Light on Russekoff's Exit

An email that Perry Capital founder Richard Perry sent to investors last week makes it quite clear that chief investment officer Dave Russekoff was pushed...

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Anderson's Fox Point Trips on Short Bets

Fox Point Capital, a “Tiger seed” that once ran more than $1 billion, continues to be weighed down by its short book.

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LPs Endorse "Constructive' Activist Strategy

Activist shop Hudson Executive Capital is seeing strong demand for its debut fund.

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Investors Gain Sight of Foglamp

A 2-year-old fund shop run by two well-pedigreed portfolio managers is reaching out to investors for the first time.

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Ex-Third Avenue Portfolio Manager Plans Fund

Amit Wadhwaney, once a star portfolio manager at Marty Whitman’s Third Avenue Management, is opening his own fund shop.

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Aristides Throws in the Towel on Union Point

Chris Aristides is pulling the plug on his Union Point Advisors just two years after he began trading.

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Pay Restrictions Underlie Europe-US Divide

European regulators cited a number of reasons last week for denying U.S. managers a marketing “passport” good for all member countries, but...

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Startup Uses Novel Vehicle for Liquid Alts

An alumnus of mutual-fund manager Equinox Funds has started a business that will develop alternative-investment vehicles structured as unit investment...

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SEI Sees Strong Demand for Fund Offering

SEI Investments, best known as a fund administrator, is marketing a hedge fund that has quickly caught the attention of investors.

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Ex-Highside Partner on Track for Big Launch

Investor interest is running high for a startup fund operation led by an alumnus of Highside Capital, Perry Capital and Soroban Capital.

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Whippoorwill Unwinds as Leader Shifts Focus

Whippoorwill Associates is splintering in several directions, with some of its business moving to a new firm led by a former Mount Kellett Capital...

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