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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


Founder's Arrest Catching Up to Kerrisdale

Kerrisdale Capital’s assets have shrunk dramatically since the August arrest of founder Sahm Adrangi on charges of cocaine possession and driving...

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Compliance Pros: Expect More M&A Activity

Increasing demand for regulatory-consulting services by hedge fund operators appears to be fueling mergers and acquisitions in the compliance...

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Deja Vu: Hype About Strategy Lags Returns

The performance of statistical-arbitrage funds appears to be faltering amid ongoing media hype about quantitative strategies.

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Structured-Product Pros Prepare to Launch

Investors will soon get a crack at a structured-product hedge fund being assembled by a team that generated double-digit returns over five years working in...

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Hedge Fund Seeder Offers Commingled Fund

After seeding six hedge fund operators on a deal-by-deal basis in recent years, Stable Asset Management has begun marketing its first pooled...

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Alumni of Milken Family Office Set to Launch

Two portfolio managers who previously worked for Michael Milken’s family office are starting a hedge fund.

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Candlewood Adds Direct-Lending Vehicle

Candlewood Investment is getting into the direct-lending business.

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Redemptions Rising at Burbank's Passport

Recent losses at Passport Capital appear to have spooked some investors.

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Early Gains Lift Kamensky's Marble Ridge

Former Paulson & Co. partner Dan Kamensky is off to a strong start with a distressed-debt hedge fund he launched in January.

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Seasoned Macro Pro Pitches Volatile Strategy

Alex Gurevich, a macro trader who made a name for himself at J.P. Morgan before the financial crisis, is raising capital for a hedge fund.

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MKP: Managers Have Been "Slow to Adapt'

In his first performance report as chief executive of MKP Capital, Rich Lightburn offered a candid explanation for the lackluster returns of many of the...

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Promising Startup Struggles to Gain Traction

Scott Stevens is restructuring his Grays Peak Capital less than a year after getting it off the ground — a clear sign of the difficult fund-raising...

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