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Selections from Recent Issues


Candlewood Adds Direct-Lending Vehicle

Candlewood Investment is getting into the direct-lending business.

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Redemptions Rising at Burbank's Passport

Recent losses at Passport Capital appear to have spooked some investors.

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Early Gains Lift Kamensky's Marble Ridge

Former Paulson & Co. partner Dan Kamensky is off to a strong start with a distressed-debt hedge fund he launched in January.

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Seasoned Macro Pro Pitches Volatile Strategy

Alex Gurevich, a macro trader who made a name for himself at J.P. Morgan before the financial crisis, is raising capital for a hedge fund.

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MKP: Managers Have Been "Slow to Adapt'

In his first performance report as chief executive of MKP Capital, Rich Lightburn offered a candid explanation for the lackluster returns of many of the...

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Promising Startup Struggles to Gain Traction

Scott Stevens is restructuring his Grays Peak Capital less than a year after getting it off the ground — a clear sign of the difficult fund-raising...

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Equity Manager Plymouth Lane Calls It Quits

Plymouth Lane Capital is shutting down.

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Loan Buyer Drops Bid to Widen Investor Base

Marketplace-loan buyer Direct Lending Investments has canceled a bid to convert its only hedge fund into a ’40 Act vehicle — a step that...

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Owl Creek Touting Returns of Argentina Play

A move by Owl Creek Asset Management to double down on Argentine sovereign bonds at the height of the country’s debt crisis has paid off for...

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LP Exits Cloud Visium-AllianceBernstein Deal

A plan by Visium Asset Management to rescue its multi-strategy hedge fund by handing it off to AllianceBernstein faces increasingly long odds.

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Trader's Pedigree Trumps Investor Anxiety

A difficult capital-raising environment hasn’t been a problem for energy-focused startup TVR Capital.

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Aquila Recruits US Funds for UCITS Series

Aquila Capital, a Europe-focused alternative-investment manager, is scouting U.S. hedge fund operators to add to its UCITS program.

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