Hedge Funds

With global hedge fund assets at roughly $3.45 trillion (and growing by double-digit percentages each year), money managers have a greater influence on public and private markets than ever before. DailyAlts covers every element of the hedge fund industry – from changing performance structures to manager strategies, from regulatory oversight to activist holdings, and from new fund launches to the liquidation of underperformers. This channel is your one-stop-shop for daily news and insights for the influential and topical hedge fund space.

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Pierre Andurand and His Hedge Fund Struggle in January

Pierre Andurand and his hedge fund had a tough start to the year. Andurand Capital Management shed 8% last month due to the slump in oil-and-gas commodities, according to a report from the Financial Times. Last month, crude oil temporarily rallied after the U.S. and Iran appeared on a path toward war. However, once tensions died and concerns about coronavirus and global growth emerged, crude prices went in reverse. 

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Hedge Funds: ValueAct Capital Gets Access to Confidential Citi Information for Another Two Years
December 20, 2019

ValueAct Capital Gets Access to Confidential Citi Information for Another Two Years. In return, ValueAct will support Citi’s board and management. ValueAct Capital, one of the most followed activist hedge…

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Melvin: Hedge Fund Tiger Cubs Still Bullish on Chewy, But Why?
December 20, 2019

Is Chewy a good stock to buy? Not according to David Einhorn. In his 2nd quarter shareholder letter, the Greenlight Capital manager talked disparagingly about Chewy (CHWY), the online pet products…

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Darden Paper Shows Weak Hedge Fund Performance Post Financial Crisis
December 17, 2019

Hedge fund performance hasn’t lived up to the hype over the last ten years. This, according to the Executive Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management, University…

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Hedge Funds: Why Some Singapore Hedge Funds are Hitting It Out Of The Park
December 16, 2019

Some of 2019’s best performing hedge funds are based out of Singapore. Chong Chin Eai’s Vanda Global Fund is up over 300% this year. He started his hedge fund in…

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In Focus: The Meteoric Rise of Ken Griffin’s Citadel Securities
December 13, 2019

Kenneth Griffin’s wealth is usually identified with his hedge fund. The flagship Wellington fund is up 16.7% this year through November. According to a Bloomberg story, Griffin made $ 870…

Another Day, Another Hedge Fund Plans to Return Investor Capital
December 12, 2019

Everett Capital Advisors will return capital to investors, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The hedge fund of Kelly Hampaul had a rather solid run. Founded in 2015, the event-driven…

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Mednax Faces Activist Pressure from Hedge Fund Starboard Value
December 11, 2019

Mednax, a healthcare service provider, is facing activist demands from Starboard Value. The hedge fund is reportedly seeking a complete or partial sale of the company. The Journal says that…

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Activist Investors Stay Busy This Week – Rolls Royce, GAM, Domino’s Pizza
December 11, 2019

Activist investors are pushing for significant changes as we bring this year to a close. This week, Domino’s Pizza chairman Stephen Hemsley announced plans to step down from his role…

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BarclayHedge: Hedge Fund Returns Ticked Higher in November
December 11, 2019

Hedge fund returns continued their upward momentum in November. The industry posted a monthly gain of 1.12%, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index.

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Alternative Investments – ARP Funds Outperformed During Q4 2018 Slump
December 10, 2019

Alternative Risk Premia (ARP) funds passed their initial test during the correction in the last quarter of 2018, says Cambridge Associates. Research by Cambridge Associates shows that Alternative Risk Premia…

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