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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


Marshall Wace Joins Long-Only Bandwagon

Marshall Wace is now offering a long-only version of a European-stock hedge fund it has been running since 2004.

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TCW Rolling Out Corporate-Loan Vehicle

TCW is marketing a fund that would invest primarily in loans to mid-size companies.

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Chess Phenom Unwinds Grandmaster Capital

Patrick Wolff, a protege of technology investor Peter Thiel, is shutting down his Grandmaster Capital.

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BlackRock's Stewart Separating From Firm

Andy Stewart is leaving his job as co-head of BlackRock’s alternative-investment arm.

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Manager to the SEC: "For the Love of Pete!'

An SEC proposal to mandate additional disclosure requirements for investment advisors struck a raw nerve with one manager.

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Waterstone's Top Money Maker Goes It Alone

The manager of Waterstone Capital’s most profitable fund has spun it off as a separate business.

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Fund Operators Seek New Financing Model

There’s increasing chatter among industry professionals about the need for new sources of hedge fund financing amid an ongoing pullback by the big...

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Cube Pulls Plug on Multi-Manager Vehicle

Cube Capital is shuttering its flagship fund of funds, a move that will leave the firm with a tenth of the assets it had at the start of the...

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Panorama Point Pitches Novel Fund Structure

A fund-management firm that gives limited partners a wide degree of latitude in shaping their investments is accelerating its marketing efforts.

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Fund Backer Nearing Deal on Arrowgrass

After years of struggling to raise enough capital to complete a deal, Dean Barr’s Foundation Capital has signed investor commitments allowing it to...

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Mason Capital Executive Charts Solo Course

A partner at event-driven shop Mason Capital is leaving to start his own fund.

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Hiring Spree Swells Ranks of Balyasny Traders

Balyasny Asset Management has been adding to its roster of portfolio managers at a rapid clip to keep pace with a sharp increase in assets under...

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