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Selections from Recent Issues


Volatility Shop Bruised by March Upheaval

Volatility trader JD Capital appears to be on the ropes.

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Plunging Conditions Drag Down Hohn's TCI

Plummeting stock prices have sent TCI Fund Management’s returns deep into negative territory.

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Managers Seek to Cope With "Trial By Fire'

The coronavirus is testing hedge fund business continuity plans in ways never before seen — or even imagined.

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York Alum Combines Public, Private Deals

A former York Capital executive is starting a hedge fund firm that would trade public equities while allowing limited partners to co-invest in...

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Chalkstream's Tsai Switches Over to PDT

Continuing his longstanding ties with quantitative-investment guru Peter Muller, Chalkstream Capital chief investment officer Andrew Tsai is stepping down...

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Longtime Quant Specialist Offering AI Play

The founder of alternative data-technology company CloudQuant is starting a hedge fund that would employ machine-learning tactics.

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Evanston Redeploys After Exiting Element

By pulling its money from Element Capital, fund-of-funds operator Evanston Capital removed the largest position in its portfolio — and a significant...

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Multi-Manager Push Gains Momentum

Two former Lighthouse Investment executives are nearing the launch of a novel multi-manager program that has been more than two years in the...

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Activist Manager Offers Fund for Buyout Play

Activist shop Engaged Capital is raising money for a special-purpose vehicle that would aid its quest to take over a publicly traded nutrition and...

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Elm Ridge Continues to Hemorrhage Capital

Elm Ridge Management is clinging to life, with Duke University now its only major investor.

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Cohen's Point72 Approaching Peak Assets

The assets of Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management could soon surpass those of predecessor SAC Capital.

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Prime Brokers Skittish on Risk in Options Plays

A change in risk requirements that Jefferies’ prime-brokerage unit imposed on options-trading hedge fund clients has resulted in problems for some of...

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