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Blackstone’s AUM Crests $361B as Dry Powder Hits Record

(FinAlternatives) Assets under management at Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group have risen 8.1% in the past 12 months to a record $361 billion, according to the firm’s third-quarter release, while earnings beat expectations and the firm’s “dry powder” – i.e. cash […]

Activist Hedge Fund JANA Partners Takes 8.1% Stake in HD Supply

(FinAlternatives) Barry Rosenstein’s activist hedge fund JANA Partners has disclosed an 8.1% stake in industrial distributor HD Supply, noting in a regulatory filing that it believes the company to be undervalued and discussions have been held with members of the […]

Hedge Funds Swarm Into Palm Beach

(FinAlternatives) As the first flakes of snow fall on New York’s northern suburbs, Dan Weil of South Florida’s Real Deal explains why Palm Beach and neighboring West Palm Beach are becoming ever more attractive to alternative asset managers. Hint – […]

Hedge Funds Witnessed Outflows Of $29.2 Billion In September

(Valuewalk) The hedge fund industry is facing a difficult time. Q3 2016 flows were the industry‚Äôs fourth consecutive quarterly outflow, and monthly data, including redemptions in September, does not show many positive themes. Unlike prior periods of elevated redemption pressures, […]

Hedge Funds Outpacing Stocks in October

(Valuewalk) Hedge funds are finally outperforming the S&P 500, a Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage Global Hedge Fund Performance report reveals. This comes as well-known hedge fund managers such as Anthony Scaramucci says he expects hedge funds to see better days […]

Jason Karp on Investing Like a Fundamental Quant and Short-selling Process

(Valuewalk) Jason Karp was an early bloomer in the investment industry. Four years after leaving college in 2002 he was managing his own portfolio at George Weiss Associates. in 2005 he joined SAC Capital and in 2009 he joined Carlson […]

Activist Jana Partners Stocks up on HD Supply Shares

(Reuters) Activist investor Jana Partners LLC disclosed an 8.1 percent stake in HD Supply Holdings Inc, and said it had held discussions with the company’s management about possible strategic options. HD Supply, the industrial product distributor that separated from parent […]

Chipotle Builds Team To Defend Against Activist Investor Ackman

(Reuters) Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc has turned to high-profile investment bankers and lawyers to help defend against activist investor William Ackman, according to two people familiar with the matter on Thursday.Investment banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley, as […]

No Excuses For Poor Hedge Fund Performance

(Reuters) Hedge funds should stop making excuses for poor performance, the chairman of Lansdowne Partners said on Wednesday against a backdrop of weak average returns that have prompted some to pull their money out. “When we as managers … have […]

Perceptive Advisors Raises $323M For Healthcare-Focused Private Credit Fund

(FinAlternatives) Healthcare hedge fund manager Perceptive Advisors has held a final close for its Perceptive Credit Opportunities Fund, raising $323 million for investments in private credit transactions with healthcare companies. To read this article:

Earnings Magic Exposed

(Harvest) We are once again in the midst of earnings season when most public corporations release their quarterly earnings results. Investors frequently gauge the quality of earnings by judging them against a consensus of forecasts made by Wall Street analysts. […]

Investing’s Crowded Conscience

(Bloomberg) One of the world’s most famous hedge fund managers is the latest to throw his hat into the ring of socially responsible investing. Paul Tudor Jones, the founder of Tudor Investment Corp., is backing a nonprofit organization called JUST […]

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