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Sovereign Funds Pull Money From Active to Invest in Smart Beta

(Bloomberg) Sovereign-wealth funds and insurers are looking to allocate more money to so-called smart-beta funds and other quantitative strategies over the next five years as they seek better returns for less risk, according to an Invesco Ltd. survey.Institutional investors expect […]

PSAM Acquires Stake in CdR Capital

(Opalesque) P. Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM), a leading global alternative asset manager, has purchased a minority stake in CdR Capital, a UK and Geneva headquartered private investment office.The stake allows PSAM, which employs a research based fundamental investment approach that […]

Gundlach: Trump Themes Mean Lower Dollar, Higher TIPS

(FINalternatives) DoubleLine Capital’s Jeff Gundlach predicts a weaker dollar and more demand for inflation-protected securities now that U.S. President Donald Trump has “doubled down” on his stance regarding trade and securing jobs in the U.S. To read this article:

Sumitomo Said to Liquidate Japan Hedge Fund as Clients Pull Out

(Bloomberg) Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. is liquidating a Japan-focused hedge fund after investors withdrew money following poor performance, according to people familiar with the matter, adding to the list of casualties as the industry suffers its biggest outflows since […]

Engie, Green Climate Fund Invest in Off-Grid Solar Developer

(Bloomberg) Engie SA and Kawisafi Ventures, supported by the Green Climate Fund, invested in the U.K.’s BBOXX Ltd. in a bid to boost the rapidly expanding global market for off-grid solar power. The C-round series raised $20 million, according to […]

Six Major Costs of Starting a Hedge Fund

(HedgeCo.Net) Beyond designing an investment strategy is the important task of setting up your firm infrastructure, and that includes how to budget the costs of starting your hedge fund. To outline cost estimates of what it takes to start a […]

Hedge Funds See Positive Return in Oct.; Activist Strategies Up; EM, Asia Funds Strong

(Evestment.com) The hedge fund industry produced a slightly positive aggregate return of 1.19% in October, according to eVestment’s just-released October 2015 Hedge Fund Performance Report. This positive result, coming near the end of a tumultuous year for hedge funds, brings […]

Meet The Small-Time Short Seller Who Beats Big-Name Investors

(New York Post) Score one for the little guy. Ben Axler, who runs tiny Spruce Point Capital hedge fund, faced off against big-name activists when he shorted ATM-maker NCR — and won. Jana Partners and Marcato Capital were pressing for […]

Puerto Rico Can Manage Debt, Hedge-Fund Backed Study Finds

(Bloomberg) A report released by a group of hedge funds that own $5.2 billion of Puerto Rico bonds said the island’s central government can pay what it owes, showing the resistance the commonwealth faces as it seeks to restructure its […]

Manager Profile and Insights: Steven Fauer, Pinnacle Capital Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Pinnacle Capital Management (PCM) was founded in 2006 and is an investment-management firm catering to individual and institutional investors. Headquartered in Fayetteville, New York, PCM is registered with the US Securities & Exchange Commission. In 2012, PCM […]

Three Rock Capital: Is Ireland the best location for a global macro manager?

User Contributed News – Ireland was once known as the land of saints and scholars and is famous for its poets, its writers and its magnificent landscapes. It’s less well known for its collection of hedge fund managers, but that’s […]

Two Emmy Winners To Star In New Showtime Hedge Fund Drama

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Emmy-winner Damian Lewis, star of “Homeland” and fellow Emmy-recipient Paul Giamatti, “John Adams”, are slated to play rivals in an upcoming drama co-written by Andrew Ross Sorkin. “The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian […]

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