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Selections from Recent Issues


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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BlueCrest's Roach Building Fund Operation

A structured-products specialist who formerly worked at BlueCrest Capital has opened his own fund shop.

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Investors Getting Another Shot at Cat Rock

Alexander Captain’s Cat Rock Capital is opening the doors to outside investors for the first time since just after its inception.

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Fir Tree Taps Texas Teachers for New Fund

Fir Tree Partners, whose strategy combines elements of hedge fund and private equity investing, is marketing a new vehicle that locks up investor capital...

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AllianceBernstein Forms New Fund Operation

AllianceBernstein is setting up a multi-strategy hedge fund division.

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