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Selections from Recent Issues


Banks Lose Market Share in Prime Brokerage

The latest data on hedge funds’ prime-broker relationships show most of the big Wall Street banks are losing market share while a number of smaller...

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Och-Ziff Case Raises Issue of "Bad Actor' Rule

A likely sticking point in Och-Ziff Capital’s settlement talks with the U.S. Justice Department is the applicability of the “bad-actor”...

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Burbank's Passport Slides Amid Market Gains

Passport Capital’s funds again diverged from industry averages in March, this time by posting losses amid gains in the broader market.

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Website Enables Co-Investment on Small Scale

A financial-technology startup is offering investors direct access to distressed debt, liquidations and other complex deals for minimum investments of just...

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Gauging Depth of Pershing Square's Losses

Pershing Square Capital’s investment in troubled Valeant Pharmaceuticals has left its funds so far below their high-water marks that it will likely...

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Balyasny Has Waiting List for "Enhanced' Fund

Balyasny Asset Management has stopped accepting contributions to one of its two main funds.

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Managers Jittery About Mideast Wealth Funds

Equity-focused hedge fund managers are bracing for redemptions from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East.

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Jupiter Peak Absorbs Bulk of Crestline Team

A Crestline Investors team that trades distressed hedge fund shares and assets on the secondary market has moved to startup Jupiter Peak Capital.

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Fund Operator Probed for Death-Put Strategy

It turns out that the SEC’s investigation of Eden Arc Capital centers on the firm’s recruitment of terminally ill people for the purpose of...

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Distressed-Debt Shop Deals With Own Distress

Warwick Capital is struggling to unwind a European distressed-asset fund.

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Wells Targets Credit Suisse's Investment Bank

(SEE UPDATE BELOW) Wells Fargo is in talks to buy what could amount to a major portion of Credit Suisseā€™s investment-banking and capital-markets...

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Hutchin Hill Comes Down on Debt Managers

Hutchin Hill Capital has dismissed an investment team that trades U.S. and European high-yield and investment-grade debt.

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