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Selections from Recent Issues


Bitcoin Rise Ignites Crypto Fund Explosion

An entirely new category of investment vehicle — cryptocurrency funds — has materialized in the past year, largely in response to the meteoric rise in...

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Profitable Pyrrho Makes Ownership Change

The founding partners of event-driven shop Pyrrho Capital are parting ways.

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Shorting Cryptocurrency "Next Logical Step'

Several digital-currency trading operations are rolling out short-selling services and derivative products to make it easier for cryptocurrency hedge funds...

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Profits Flowing Again for Viking Global LPs

A mid-year move by Viking Global to reduce assets under management and install new leadership atop its investment team seems to be paying off.

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Lighthouse Gets Boost in Rothschild Tie-Up

Lighthouse Partners is taking on a portion of Rothschild’s alternative-investment business.

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Ex-Visium Team Markets Private-Debt Fund

Madryn Asset Management has resumed fund raising for a private equity-style vehicle that originates loans to healthcare companies.

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Och-Ziff Alum Launching Event-Driven Fund

Former Och-Ziff Capital partner Joseph Samuels is starting an equity fund.

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Risk Specialist Pitches Low-Cost Protection

Scott Peng’s Advocate Capital has crafted a fund designed to protect investors in the event of a market crisis.

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Private-Debt Demand Propels Sound Point

Sound Point Capital’s growth streak shows no signs of abating.

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Strong Demand Seen for Hong Kong Launch

An equity hedge fund operation in Hong Kong is on the launch pad.

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Eton Park Alum Maps Asia-Focused Offering

Eton Park Capital’s former head of Asia equity investments is laying the groundwork for a new hedge fund management company.

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Investor Split on SkyBridge Deal Still Hazy

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has given itself the flexibility to buy a larger stake in Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital than it envisioned...

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