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Selections from Recent Issues


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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Fir Tree Ex-Partner Planning Fund Launch

A former Fir Tree Partners executive is planning a fund that would invest predominantly in debt and equities outside the U.S.

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Startup Targets Fannie, Freddie Privatization

Mountaineer Partners is raising capital for a fund that would pay off handsomely if Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are released from government conservatorship...

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Medalist Chases Underpriced Securitizations

Medalist Partners is starting a new structured-product fund, even as it blocks redemptions from its main vehicle.

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Global-Macro Startup Emphasizing China

A global-macro startup with a China-centric view is set to start trading a sizeable sum of outside capital at the end of the second quarter.

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Appaloosa Partner Braves Marketing Trail

Another former Appaloosa Management executive is striking out on his own.

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