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Selections from Recent Issues


Startup XN Assembles Army of Professionals

The operator of one of the biggest hedge funds to launch this year also started with 2020’s deepest day-one staff.

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Ex-RBC Trader Aims for Fund Launch

The former head of RBC’s proprietary statistical-arbitrage trading desk is looking to launch his own fund in September.

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McKinsey-Funded Manager Slashes Roster

MIO Partners, a fund-of-funds operator that deploys capital for employees of consulting giant McKinsey & Co., is laying off more than 10% of its...

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Avoro Alum Planning Biotechnology Vehicle

The number-two investment executive for Avoro Capital’s high-performing biotechnology-stock hedge fund is forming his own firm.

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New Firm Touting Infrastructure-Debt Tokens

A New York startup is developing an auction and trading service that promises to make infrastructure loans available to a broader set of investors,...

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Goldman Goes Digital for Cap-Intro Service

Goldman Sachs’ prime-brokerage unit is developing an electronic capital-introduction service that could become a model for the bank’s...

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EJF Adds to Wave of Opportunistic Funds

EJF Capital, which saw substantial losses amid the coronavirus-related selloff in March, is raising capital for a fund that seeks to take advantage of...

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Top Investment Professionals Exiting Soroban

Two key stock analysts are on their way out of Eric Mandelblatt’s Soroban Capital, whose only hedge fund has been experiencing losses.

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Pipeline Filling With Healthcare Startups

A slew of startup hedge fund operators are touting their abilities to make money in a healthcare-stock sector that has been whipsawed by the coronavirus...

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Work From Home Working Well for Many

Despite a long-standing disdain in the investment world for working from home, the transition to dining-room tables during the coronavirus crisis has gone...

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Tice Betting Virus Will Boost Gold, Silver

Prominent stock market bear David Tice has lined up a bullish bet on precious metals companies via his latest hedge fund.

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BofA Fine Tied to Prime-Brokerage Head

It turns out the Bank of America executive at the center of Finra’s censure of the bank heads the entire prime-brokerage division.

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