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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


Fir Tree Taps Texas Teachers for New Fund

Fir Tree Partners, whose strategy combines elements of hedge fund and private equity investing, is marketing a new vehicle that locks up investor capital...

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AllianceBernstein Forms New Fund Operation

AllianceBernstein is setting up a multi-strategy hedge fund division.

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Millennium Sends Portfolio Managers Packing

Millennium Management is culling an unusually large number of underperforming portfolio managers.

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Hot Startup Collides With Realities of Market

Genesis Capital is looking for a lifeline — the latest example of a promising startup stumbling on weak performance and sagging demand for hedge...

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Rosebrook Still Hunting for Anchor Capital

Rosebrook Capital hopes the coming months will see it find an anchor investor for its latest secondary-market fund.

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Trump's Stance on Volcker Rule Poses Threat

While the election of Donald Trump has industry professionals buzzing about the prospect of less regulation and more deal-making, some also are pointing to...

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London Shop Targeting LPs in US

Fledgling U.K. fund operator Quadra Capital is banking on U.S. investors to fuel its ambitious growth plan.

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Sequoia Alum Launching TPG-Backed Fund

Former Sequoia Capital Global Equities executive Vikram Arora has teamed up with private equity giant TPG Capital to launch an equity hedge fund.

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Ellington Preps CMBS Risk-Retention Fund

Ellington Management is seeking to raise $250 million for a fund that would expand the firm’s role in commercial-mortgage securitizations as...

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Founder's Arrest Catching Up to Kerrisdale

Kerrisdale Capital’s assets have shrunk dramatically since the August arrest of founder Sahm Adrangi on charges of cocaine possession and driving...

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Compliance Pros: Expect More M&A Activity

Increasing demand for regulatory-consulting services by hedge fund operators appears to be fueling mergers and acquisitions in the compliance...

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Deja Vu: Hype About Strategy Lags Returns

The performance of statistical-arbitrage funds appears to be faltering amid ongoing media hype about quantitative strategies.

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