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Selections from Recent Issues


Distressed-Debt Shop Deals With Own Distress

Warwick Capital is struggling to unwind a European distressed-asset fund.

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Wells Targets Credit Suisse's Investment Bank

(SEE UPDATE BELOW) Wells Fargo is in talks to buy what could amount to a major portion of Credit Suisseā€™s investment-banking and capital-markets...

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Hutchin Hill Comes Down on Debt Managers

Hutchin Hill Capital has dismissed an investment team that trades U.S. and European high-yield and investment-grade debt.

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Investors Lining Up for Short-Selling Vehicle

Short seller Gracian Capital is preparing to take in more capital, joining a number of hedge fund operators who recently have benefitted from...

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Pine River Trims Staff Amid Weak Returns

Pine River Capital has reduced the staff of its hedge fund operation by 5% in the past 12 months, reversing years of rapid growth for the multi-strategy...

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Maounis Plans Fund-Raising Push for Verition

Double-digit returns and a flood of fresh capital have positioned Nick Maounis and his partners at Verition Fund Management to market their vehicle for the...

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Fir Tree Loses Top Investment Professional

The co-head of Fir Tree Partners’ investment team is retiring.

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JD Capital Finds Sweet Spot Amid Volatility

Add JD Capital to the list of volatility-arbitrage managers putting up impressive numbers this year.

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SEC Plans New Round of Hedge Fund Exams

The SEC is coming to town.

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Lights Out at Once-Promising Realm Partners

Event-driven shop Realm Partners is shutting down.

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2 Ex-Farallon Traders Map Event-Driven Fund

Two former Farallon Capital managing directors have formed their own hedge fund business.

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Peak6 Unit Enters Prime-Brokerage Business

Apex Clearing is building a prime-brokerage unit that caters to smaller fund operators.

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