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How Citadel’s Ken Griffin Keeps Clients and What He’s Telling Them About 2017

(Chicago Breaking Business) Ken Griffin’s Citadel clients are a loyal bunch, sticking with him despite an investor exodus rattling the rest of the hedge fund industry. As rivals crumple on client withdrawals and slash fees to keep investors who are […]

University Of California Endowment To Nearly Double PE Allocation

(FINalternatives) The University of California’s $10.3 billion endowment plans to nearly double its allocation to private equity from 11.5% to 22.5%, largely at the expense of equity holdings. To read this article:

Peabody Bankruptcy Exit Could Mean Millions For Hedge Funds

(FINalternatives) When leading U.S. coal miner Peabody Energy emerges from bankruptcy next month, a group of seven investment funds, including Paul Singer’s Elliott Management and Mark Brodsky’s Aurelius Capital Management, could reap hundreds of millions of dollars in gains from […]

Talpins’s Hedge Fund Element Raises $2 Billion in 2 Weeks

(Bloomberg) Element Capital Management, the firm run by Jeffrey Talpins, raised $2 billion in two weeks as investors show growing interest in hedge funds that focus on macro economic events. The new money brings the firm’s assets under management to […]

Hedge Fund Pine River Loses More Partners After Asset Decline

(Reuters) Hedge-fund firm Pine River Capital Management LP is losing two more partners following a difficult year that involved a restructuring and major decline in assets, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Franklin Parlamis, the firm’s most senior executive […]

Spanish News Baron Under Fire From Investors After Wipeout

(Bloomberg) Shareholders who have seen the value of Spanish publishing group Prisa all but wiped out since it went public in 2000 are now seeking to oust Chairman Juan Luis Cebrian, who rode out the downward spiral unchallenged. Investors including […]

A $5.5 Billion Hedge Fund is Stepping In Where Banks Fear to Tread — And Making a Killing

(The Business Insider) A $5.5 billion hedge fund is making a killing by stepping in to an area of business that European banks are pulling out of. Chenavari Investment Managers, a London-based hedge fund firm, says it is one of […]

The Case for a New Super Hedge Fund

(Valuewalk) In a research paper first published in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law Dean and Professor of Law Sharon Hannes looks at the idea of a “Super Hedge Fund”, which would ideally maintain the benefits of hedge fund activism, […]

Dan Loeb’s Third Point is Looking to Win Fresh Money

(The Business Insider) The fund opened to new money around six months ago, according to people familiar with the matter. The minimum investment is $10 million for those investing directly…..Third Point infrequently opens to fresh money. The last time the […]

Why Fixed-Income Investors Shouldn’t Fret About Fed Tightening

(Harvest) The markets were widely anticipating the US Federal Reserve (Fed) would raise interest rates at its March policy meeting, and the Fed delivered, increasing its key short-term lending rate—the Federal funds rate—for the second time in three months. The […]

Wall Street Expects Two More Rate Hikes This Year, 3 in 2018

(FINalternatives) Following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s widely-expected decision Wednesday to hike U.S. interest rates for the second time in three months, Wall Street’s top banks see two additional rises this year and most expect at least three more in 2018, […]

Bill Ackman Can Run But he Can’t Escape Valeant Lawsuit

(New York Post) Bill Ackman may have sold his stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals but he can’t kick the habit as lawsuits continue. On Wednesday, California US District Judge David Carter permitted Allergan shareholders to pursue their case against Ackman’s Pershing […]

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