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Selections from Recent Issues


Another Asness Assumes Bigger Role at AQR

Cliff Asness’ younger brother, Brad Asness, is assuming a more-senior management role at AQR Capital.

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Blenheim Chief Kooyker Names Partners

Blenheim Capital founder Willem Kooyker has awarded partnership stakes to four executives — the first time he’s given up equity in the business...

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Millennium Signs Ex-SAC Operations Boss

Operations specialist Michael Ferrucci joined Millennium Management on April 3, as Izzy Englander continues to overhaul the executive ranks of his $35...

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Weiss Expands Product Line, Strategy Count

Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers is tweaking its strategy mix once again.

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Energy Strategist Longson Joins Fund Shop

Energy investor Madava Asset Management has picked up Morgan Stanley’s top oil analyst.

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Shrinking Pine River Dangles Fee Reduction

With its assets down steeply and performance languishing, Pine River Capital is attempting to lock in investors with the promise of lower fees.

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Mutual Fund Pro Entering Hedge Fund Arena

An equity portfolio manager who previously ran one of Putnam Investments’ flagship mutual funds has lined up an impressive amount of capital for two...

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Winning Streak Affirms Owners' Confidence

A move by the owners of Wolverine Asset Management to substantially increase their combined stake in their fund appears to have produced results.

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Vendor Engineers Virtual Portfolio Manager

A stock-research shop that caters to thousands of traders and investors has developed an artificial-intelligence program with hedge funds in...

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ETF Pioneer Seeking Top Dollar for Stake

Global-macro investor 55 Capital is offering an equity stake in its business at an unusually high valuation for a startup.

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Mezvinsky and Partners Disband Eaglevale

Eaglevale Partners, a global-macro shop co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law, Marc Mezvinsky, is no longer in business.

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TPG-Axon Lets LPs Out After Sharp Loss

TPG-Axon Management didn’t invoke gate provisions for its lone hedge fund at yearend, despite heavy redemption requests.

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