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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


Prime Brokers Skittish on Risk in Options Plays

A change in risk requirements that Jefferies’ prime-brokerage unit imposed on options-trading hedge fund clients has resulted in problems for some of...

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Goldman Sachs Alums Prep Quant Offering

An investment team that oversaw billions of dollars for Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s quantitative-equity unit is preparing to launch a hedge...

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Soros Hires Senior Fund-of-Funds Pro

Soros Fund Management has hired a high-profile professional away from UBS to oversee its investments with outside fund managers, an area where the firm has...

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Brevan Howard Ties Up With Soros Alum

Brevan Howard Asset Management is again backing Adam Fisher, a global-macro manager whose capital-raising efforts appear to be rapidly gaining...

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Paloma-Backed Manager Starts Marketing

Credit-product investor John Aylward, who runs money exclusively for Paloma Partners, is moving ahead with plans to recruit other limited partners.

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Physician Prepping Healthcare Vehicle

An immunologist who swapped a career in medical research for finance 10 years ago will begin trading on Dec. 1 via his own hedge fund.

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Sorin Gives Up Blackstone Role, Winds Down

Sorin Capital, a commercial mortgage bond investor that ran $1.6 billion at its peak, is shutting down after a 15-year run.

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New Program Aims to Back Illiquid Strategies

A consulting firm that advises institutional investors on allocations to emerging managers and niche strategies is starting an asset-management...

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Promising Start for Imran Khan's Proem Fund

Former Snap executive Imran Khan, who started his own technology-stock fund after searching in vain for a hedge fund he could back, is showing solid...

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Diamond Merchant Offers Financing Vehicle

A well-known figure in the diamond industry is marketing a fund that offers financing to manufacturers and dealers of fine jewelry.

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Fund Targets 'House Rich, Cash Poor' Plays

A former Bain Capital executive is marketing a fund with an unusual strategy: buying minority equity stakes in single-family homes.

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Titan Co-Founder Betting on Niche Strategies

Titan Advisors co-founder Tom Holliday has left the fund-of-funds operation to start his own business.

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