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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


Muir Quits as US Head of BNP Prime Broker

BNP Paribas is parting ways with its U.S. prime-brokerage chief.

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Ex-Two Sigma Pro Markets Lockup Vehicle

Orthogon Partners, founded by former Two Sigma Investments executive Rishi Ganti, is soliciting capital for a private equity-like vehicle that would invest...

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Crypto Fund Tally Still Growing

The hedge fund industry’s cryptocurrency sector continued its robust growth over the past couple of months.

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Macnguyen Protege Readies Equity Offering

A portfolio manager who spent 12 years working under stock-picker Curtis Macnguyen at Ivory Investment is starting his own equity fund.

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Citadel Beckons for Disillusioned Managers

Yet another hedge fund manager has given up the risk-reward potential of running his own business for the relative ease of working at a big multi-strategy...

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Distressed-Debt Pros Offer Lockup Vehicle

Silverpeak Credit Partners is marketing a special-situations debt fund with a long-term lockup.

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Profitable Comeback for Global-Macro Pro

Mark Hart has pulled off an impressive turnaround at his Corriente Advisors.

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Bitcoin Rise Ignites Crypto Fund Explosion

An entirely new category of investment vehicle — cryptocurrency funds — has materialized in the past year, largely in response to the meteoric rise in...

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Profitable Pyrrho Makes Ownership Change

The founding partners of event-driven shop Pyrrho Capital are parting ways.

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Shorting Cryptocurrency "Next Logical Step'

Several digital-currency trading operations are rolling out short-selling services and derivative products to make it easier for cryptocurrency hedge funds...

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Profits Flowing Again for Viking Global LPs

A mid-year move by Viking Global to reduce assets under management and install new leadership atop its investment team seems to be paying off.

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Lighthouse Gets Boost in Rothschild Tie-Up

Lighthouse Partners is taking on a portion of Rothschild’s alternative-investment business.

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