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Selections from Recent Issues


ETF Pioneer Seeking Top Dollar for Stake

Global-macro investor 55 Capital is offering an equity stake in its business at an unusually high valuation for a startup.

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Mezvinsky and Partners Disband Eaglevale

Eaglevale Partners, a global-macro shop co-founded by Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law, Marc Mezvinsky, is no longer in business.

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TPG-Axon Lets LPs Out After Sharp Loss

TPG-Axon Management didn’t invoke gate provisions for its lone hedge fund at yearend, despite heavy redemption requests.

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BlueCrest's Roach Building Fund Operation

A structured-products specialist who formerly worked at BlueCrest Capital has opened his own fund shop.

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Investors Getting Another Shot at Cat Rock

Alexander Captain’s Cat Rock Capital is opening the doors to outside investors for the first time since just after its inception.

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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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