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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


Harvard Management Alums Ready to Go

Two former Harvard University endowment executives are putting the finishing touches on an equity fund that’s set to launch around midyear.

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Premium Point Debacle Detected Early On

A large fund-of-funds manager raised a red flag about Premium Point Investments’ asset-valuation policy seven years before a federal grand jury...

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New Energy Fund Employs Machine Learning

The founders of a technology company that uses machine learning to more accurately predict the capacity of oil-and-gas fields are marketing a fund that...

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Bayview Completes Buyback From Blackstone

Bayview Asset Management has finished buying back a large minority stake it sold to Blackstone as the financial crisis was entering its worst...

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Viking LPs Pony Up for 'Liquid-Illiquid' Play

Viking Global has raised another $600 million for a lockup fund that invests in both highly liquid public equities and illiquid stakes in private...

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Hedge Funds Remain Cautious About Crypto

Even as new fund managers continue to pour into the cryptocurrency field amid ongoing hype about digital assets, only a small handful of established hedge...

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Tudor Ends Backing for LaunchPad Venture

Tudor Investment has cut its ties to LaunchPad Trading, a joint venture it formed in 2015 to seed up-and-coming macro traders.

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ExodusPoint to Launch With $2 Billion-Plus

After more than a year of speculation about his fund-raising potential, Michael Gelband is on track to launch his ExodusPoint Capital with at least $2...

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Katonah Bucks Trend of AI Underperformance

Katonah Capital appears to be one of the few artificial-intelligence fund operations to profit from last month’s volatility spike.

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Veteran Quant Manager Stumbles on Volatility

Quantitative Investment Management is off to a rough start this year, posting its weakest January-February returns in its 15-year history.

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Galbraith Team Packages Big-Data Processes

A financial-technology startup is pitching fund operators on a big-data program that has been tested by several equity managers.

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Tech Vendor to Screen Funds for Offering

Hedge fund technology vendor Novus Partners appears to be playing a key role in the launch of an alternative-investment business.

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