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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


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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Managers Seeking Smarter Compliance Tools

Increasingly sophisticated surveillance techniques employed by the SEC and other regulators are boosting demand for technology that analyzes staff emails,...

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Tiger Consumer Lieutenants Setting Up Shop

Displaced by Tiger Consumer Management’s shutdown, two of the firm’s top investment staffers are planning to launch their own hedge fund...

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JP Morgan Pulls Plug on "Mini Prime' Clients

J.P. Morgan’s prime-brokerage operation is casting off many hundreds of smaller hedge funds in a move that threatens to further escalate trading and...

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Smaller Crop of Fund Startups Taking Root

There has been a noticeable decrease in the number of new firms entering the fund-management field.

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Bermuda Burnishes Image as Offshore Haven

Government officials and business leaders in Bermuda are waging a campaign to re-establish the territory as a go-to domicile for offshore funds.

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