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Hedge Fund Assets Rise $10.52bn in May; Total Industry AUM Now $3.13trn

(FINalternatives) Investors added an estimated $10.52 billion to hedge funds during May, bringing year-to-date flows to $23.32 billion and pushing total industry AUM $3.130 trillion, according to new research from eVestment. The company’s findings, contained in its Hedge Fund Industry […]

Goldman to Launch Tactical Exposure Fund

(Citywire) Goldman Sachs Asset Management is to launch the Goldman Sachs Tactical Exposure fund, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The fund, slated for August 31 2017, will be managed by Neill Nuttall, Raymond Chan and Joshua Sheldon. […]

Balter Partners With Invenomic For Long/Short Liquid Alternative Fund

(FINalternatives) The liquid alternatives affiliate of Balter Capital Management has launched a new all-capitalization long/short equity fund in partnership with Invenomic Capital Management. To read this article:

PMorgan: There’s a Chance Walmart Will Go Head-to-Head With Amazon to Buy Whole Foods

(The Business Insider) Amazon’s deal to acquire Whole Foods merger may seem like a dream come true to some, but there’s a realistic chance Walmart could still swoop in to trump Amazon’s $13.7 billion offer….. To read this article:

Australis Partners Raises $379M For Debut Latin American Middle-Market Fund

(FINalternatives) Private equity company Australis Partners has raised $379 million in capital commitments for its inaugural Latin American middle-market private equity fund, beating its $375 million target. To read this article:

Investors Cheer Nigeria Currency Shift, Want More

(Reuters) Nigeria’s recent tentative steps to free up its naira currency, particularly via a new trading window, have gone down well with some adventurous stock and bond investors who are cautiously returning to the markets they fled two years ago. […]

$45bn Hedge Fund Boss: Protectionism is ‘a Convenient Fig Leaf for the Shortcomings of US Business Leaders

(The Business Insider) Add David Siegel, co-founder of $45 billion hedge fund Two Sigma Investments, to the list of those warning against protectionism. In an op-ed on LinkedIn, Siegel recites a recent trip to an Abu Dhabi camel farm, which […]

Quant:’ the Buzzword Hedge Fund Workers Can No Longer Afford to Ignore

(CNBC) If there ever were a sign of the times, it would be the hoard of hedge fund employees piling into Manhattan’s conservative Union League Club on a recent day to spend time soaking up information and contacts in one […]

SS&C GlobeOp: Forward Redemption Indicator Up To 3.59%

(FINalternatives) The number of notifications for hedge fund redemptions increased again month-over month in June but dropped sharply from levels a year ago, according to new research from fund administrator SS&C GlobeOp. To read this article:

Hedge Funds Are the Ultimate Survivors

(Bloomberg) You may have read a bit of negative news 1 recently about hedge funds: high fees, subpar performance and concerns about legal issues. That might be the sort of unholy trinity that would put off some potential investors. Combine […]

You Want Hedge Funds Who Have Skin in the Game

(Valuewalk) A number of studies have noted over the years that companies with the highest insider ownership, tend to outperform peers. The logic behind this conclusion is easy to understand. Managers who own a significant chunk of shares are unlikely […]

A Kansas Investment Firm Spurring Change on Wall Street

(New York Times) Tucked away in a sleepy office park in this Kansas City suburb, a $26 billion investment advisory firm is helping drive Wall Street’s latest wealth boom.Inside, there are no televisions tuned to CNBC and there is hardly […]

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