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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

05/23/2018

Harvard Management Alums Ready to Go

Two former Harvard University endowment executives are putting the finishing touches on an equity fund that’s set to launch around midyear.

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05/16/2018

Premium Point Debacle Detected Early On

A large fund-of-funds manager raised a red flag about Premium Point Investments’ asset-valuation policy seven years before a federal grand jury...

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05/09/2018

New Energy Fund Employs Machine Learning

The founders of a technology company that uses machine learning to more accurately predict the capacity of oil-and-gas fields are marketing a fund that...

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05/02/2018

Bayview Completes Buyback From Blackstone

Bayview Asset Management has finished buying back a large minority stake it sold to Blackstone as the financial crisis was entering its worst...

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04/25/2018

Viking LPs Pony Up for 'Liquid-Illiquid' Play

Viking Global has raised another $600 million for a lockup fund that invests in both highly liquid public equities and illiquid stakes in private...

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04/18/2018

Hedge Funds Remain Cautious About Crypto

Even as new fund managers continue to pour into the cryptocurrency field amid ongoing hype about digital assets, only a small handful of established hedge...

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04/11/2018

Tudor Ends Backing for LaunchPad Venture

Tudor Investment has cut its ties to LaunchPad Trading, a joint venture it formed in 2015 to seed up-and-coming macro traders.

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03/28/2018

ExodusPoint to Launch With $2 Billion-Plus

After more than a year of speculation about his fund-raising potential, Michael Gelband is on track to launch his ExodusPoint Capital with at least $2...

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03/21/2018

Katonah Bucks Trend of AI Underperformance

Katonah Capital appears to be one of the few artificial-intelligence fund operations to profit from last month’s volatility spike.

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03/14/2018

Veteran Quant Manager Stumbles on Volatility

Quantitative Investment Management is off to a rough start this year, posting its weakest January-February returns in its 15-year history.

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03/07/2018

Galbraith Team Packages Big-Data Processes

A financial-technology startup is pitching fund operators on a big-data program that has been tested by several equity managers.

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02/28/2018

Tech Vendor to Screen Funds for Offering

Hedge fund technology vendor Novus Partners appears to be playing a key role in the launch of an alternative-investment business.

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