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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Capco’s Prime Brokerage Consulting To Support Prime Brokers
November 30, 2019

Capco announced its new Prime Brokerage Consulting offering to support prime brokers. Capco is a global management and technology consultancy dedicated to financial services and energy industries. Its Prime Brokerage…

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Research from Preqin Shows Funds Lost $34.4 Billion in Q3
November 29, 2019

Research from Preqin shows that the hedge fund industry lost $34.4 billion in the third quarter. This was the sixth-straight quarter that outflows outpaced inflows. That said, the strong performance…

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Japanese Government Wooing Hedge Funds Away from Hong Kong
November 28, 2019

The Hong Kong political crisis has certain hedge funds looking for an exit. A delegation from Tokyo’s financial industry has organized meetings to lure these funds to move to Japan.

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Howard Marks: WeWork IPO Failure a Sign of Market Discipline
November 28, 2019

Oaktree Capital co-chairman Howard Marks said that failing tech IPOs in 2019 is a sign of investor discipline. The billionaire money manager discussed WeWork’s near-collapse and failed IPO with Reuters…

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Hedge Fund Alden Global Capital Has Bought Another Stake in Tribune Publishing
November 27, 2019

Alden Global Capital now owns about one-third of Tribune Publishing, according to a new SEC filing. A week after buying a big stake from Michael Ferro, the hedge fund boosted…

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The Elizabeth Warren Hedge Fund Short Bet Has Been Placed
November 27, 2019

Elizabeth Warren and hedge funds go together like oil and water. Over the last month, big hedge fund names like Leon Cooperman and Steven Cohen have warned about the threat…

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Hedge Fund Stone Milliner Asset Management Will Shutter
November 27, 2019

Macro hedge fund Stone Milliner Asset Management is closing its doors. The company announced it would return capital to investors in the face of weak performance and ongoing outflows.

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Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Value Takes Stake in CVS Health
November 26, 2019

Starboard Value Buys a Stake in the Pharmacy Benefits Giant CVS Health has a new activist investor circling around it. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Starboard Value has purchased…

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Ray Dalio Says He Isn’t Shorting the Market
November 25, 2019

Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio said Friday that his hedge fund isn’t shorting the markets. In a Tweet, Dalio refuted a Wall Street Journal report about his firm’s position.

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Sen. Charles Schumer to Watch Alden Global “Like a Hawk”
November 25, 2019

Chuck Schumer says he’s keeping a close eye on hedge fund Alden Global Capital. The Democratic Senator from New York has raised concerns about Alden’s recent stake in Tribune Publishing,…

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