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Hedge Funds See Biggest Inflows in 20 Months in March

(CNBC) After flocking from hedge funds in 2016, investors are beginning to find their way back. In fact, March saw money came back into the $3.1 trillion industry at the fastest pace since August 2015 — a 20-month span that […]

British Hedge Fund Man Group Says First Quarter Assets Up 10 Percent

(Reuters) British hedge fund firm Man Group said on Thursday that net inflows, positive market moves and flows related to a recent acquisition helped funds under management rise 10 percent in the first quarter. Total assets under management at the […]

ETF Buyers Shun Top 2017 Commodity

(Bloomberg) ETF investors and hedge funds can’t seem to agree on this year’s best-performing commodity.While the price of silver is near the highest in five months and money managers are the most bullish on record, the rally has failed to […]

BlackRock Earnings Rise on Tide of ETF’s and Index Funds

(New York Times) BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, continued to reap the benefits of the passive investing revolution in the first quarter of this year as investors stuck to ditching actively managed mutual funds for cheaper exchange-traded funds that […]

SEC Freezes Brokerage Accounts Used to Reap $1 Million In Alleged Insider Trading Profits

(HedgeCo.Net) An emergency court order has been issued to freeze assets in two brokerage accounts used to generate more than $1 million in alleged insider trading profits in connection with a merger announcement by telecommunications companies. According to the SEC’s […]

How Morgan Stanley Bested Goldman Sachs

(New York Times) Morgan Stanley’s 96 percent increase in fixed-income trading was easily the best of the batch of Wall Street’s bulge-bracket results. Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase increased their comparable division’s revenue just shy of a fifth, […]

Balyasny’s Tip to Hedge Funds at Crossroads: Imitate Bezos

(Bloomberg) Hedge funds that want to scale up and diversify as their fees come under pressure and investors flee the $3 trillion industry should follow Amazon.com Inc.’s growth strategy, according to Balyasny Asset Management. Dmitry Balyasny, who leads the investment […]

Portfolio Advisors Raises $740M For Second Direct Credit Fund

(FINalternatives) Connecticut-based private markets manager Portfolio Advisors has raised $740 million in capital commitments for its second direct credit fund. To read this article:

Hedge Fund Tax a Bad Idea

(Courant.com) A proposal to tax hedge funds and other managed investments at an outrageous 19 percent rate is a danger, not a benefit, to the state’s financial future. The bill, which would impose “a surcharge on income derived from investment […]

Silver Lake Raises $15B For Fifth Technology Fund

(FINalternatives) Private equity company Silver Lake has raised a total of $15 billion in capital commitments for its fifth technology-focused buyout fund, well surpassing its $12.5 billion target. To read this article:

Hedge Funds Really, Really, Really Love ETFs

(Hedge Fund Law Report) In recent years, investors have gotten wise to the importance of fees and have been increasingly taking money out of hedge funds while plowing money into low-cost exchange-traded funds. Yet, hedge funds recorded the strongest relative […]

Credit Suisse Investor Survey Finds Steady Demand for Hedge Funds and Growing Demand for Less-Liquid Products

(Hedge Fund Law Report) Credit Suisse Capital Services (CS) recently released the results of its 2017 hedge fund industry survey covering anticipated asset flows by strategy and region; hedge fund selection and redemption drivers; fees; industry risks; early stage investing; […]

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