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Neptune buys Man Group, sees M&A among fund firms

Reuters – Equity investors are too negative about the hedge fund industry, says Neptune’s Jeremy Smith, who has recently bought shares in Man Group and expects more consolidation among traditional fund firms. Smith, who manages the 42 million-pound Neptune UK […]

Wall Street turns to consumer to gauge economy

AZCentral.com – Wall Street heads into another turbulent week with investors set to pore over a government report on retail sales and earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to get a better reading on the consumer. There are growing signs that […]

BlackRock tops retail fund sales

Reuters UK – Fund firm BlackRock held onto the top spot for net sales of British funds to retail investors in the second quarter, according to industry data, helped by sales of its hedge fund-style UK Absolute Alpha fund. BlackRock […]

YouGov Alpha hedge fund targets $50 million

Reuters UK- Polling and research group YouGov said on Monday it is aiming to raise up to $50 million (25 million pounds) for the launch of a hedge fund that will use polling data to highlight lucrative investment strategies. The […]