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Selections from Recent Issues


Airline Entrepreneur Plans Equity Vehicle

An airline-industry executive who has founded and run two regional carriers is starting an aviation-stock hedge fund.

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Platinum Equity Developing Debt Platform

Distressed-buyout shop Platinum Equity is getting ready to launch a direct-lending fund targeting troubled companies — the latest sign that Tom...

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Private Equity Shop Preps Debt Hedge Fund

Antarctica Capital, which runs a $2 billion private equity fund, is crafting a debt-focused hedge fund.

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Credit Manager Phase3 Preps Volatility Fund

Phase3 Capital, founded last year by a former Citadel portfolio manager, is launching a second strategy.

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Advent Capital Carving Out Volatility Book

Advent Capital is offering investors pure exposure to a well-performing volatility strategy within its flagship hedge fund.

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Another Equity Manager Throws in the Towel

Kane Street Capital has ceased operations after nearly 10 years of trading.

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Industry Lawyers Take Stock of CFTC Case

Lawyers advising commodity-trading advisors say the CFTC’s action against Elephas Investment last week highlights the challenges of complying with...

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APS Founder Shedding Chief Executive Role

The founder of APS Asset Management, one of the first Asia-focused hedge fund managers, is giving up the title of chief executive to focus more on...

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Morgan Creek Marketing New Crypto Fund

Morgan Creek Capital is looking to raise $250 million for its next crypto-asset fund.

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Westwood Alumnus On Track for Big Launch

A former top executive at Westwood Holdings has lined up at least $150 million for the launch of a long-only vehicle.

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Former Koch Investment Pros Set to Launch

Three portfolio managers who previously worked together in Koch Industries’ investment-management division are starting a hedge fund with backing...

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Caffray Leaving Tiger to Pursue New Ventures

Gil Caffray is parting ways with Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management, where he spent a total of 15 years in senior-management roles.

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