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Selections from Recent Issues


Bass-Backed Blueport in Marketing Mode

Peter Blaustein and Arnau Porto, who since 2015 have been running money exclusively for billionaire Robert Bass, are seeking outside investors.

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Trade-Execution Shop Expands in US

Outset Global Trading, a London-based firm offering trade-execution services to hedge funds, is expanding its footprint in the U.S.

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BitGo Still Aiming for Custodian Role

Details are emerging about a plan by BitGo to offer qualified-custodian services to cryptocurrency hedge funds.

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Falcon Edge's Gerson Directs Seeding Effort

Falcon Edge Capital founder Richard Gerson, linked in recent news reports to meetings between Abu Dhabi officials and associates of President Trump, is...

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Funds Brace for Money-Laundering Rules

Hedge fund lawyers and administrators are busy helping managers of offshore funds comply with stricter anti-money-laundering regulations in the Cayman...

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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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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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