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Och-Ziff Capital Management Suffers $13B in Redemptions In Past 13 Months

Feb 15 2017 | 8:43pm ET

 Investors pulled some $13 billion from beleaguered Och-Ziff Capital Management over the past 13 months as the hedge fund manager dealt with the fallout of a five-year bribery investigation and very expensive settlements with the U.S. Justice Department and the SEC.

 

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Context Jensen Partners: Hiring Trends Show Rising Demand For Marketing Talent

Feb 22 2017 | 10:43pm ET

The hiring of fundraising and marketing professionals in the alternative asset management industry increased by 20% last year, according to new data from industry executive search company and corporate advisor Context Jensen Partners.

SS&C GlobeOp: Forward Redemption Indicator Up To 3.25%

Feb 22 2017 | 3:07pm ET

Redemption pressures on hedge funds increased slightly since January, according to new data from SS&C GlobeOp, although the company's Forward Redemption Indicator booked its second-lowest February reading since inception in 2008.

JMC Capital Partners Names Rainville As Partner

Feb 22 2017 | 2:54pm ET

Boston-based private equity company JMC Capital Partners has named former Symmetric Capital senior executive Todd Rainville as a partner.

Preqin: Investors Diversify Alternative Assets Exposure

Feb 22 2017 | 2:43pm ET

Alternative investors have significantly increased their asset class diversity over the past year, according to new research from data provider Preqin, while satisfaction with private equity is at record levels. 

Activist Marcato Turns Up Heat On Buffalo Wild Wings

Feb 22 2017 | 2:32pm ET

Mick McGuire's Marcato Capital Management has ratcheted up its attack against Buffalo Wild Wings, pointing to the restaurant chain's weak earnings as further evidence of a need to overhaul the company's strategy and board.

Beachhead Capital Management Adds Liquid Alt Strategies To Mercury iFunds Platform

Feb 22 2017 | 2:18pm ET

Liquid alternatives specialist Beachhead Capital Management has announced the inclusion of two of its strategies in Mercury Capital Advisors’ iFunds platform. 

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Debunking Conventional Investment Wisdom

Feb 8 2017 | 3:22pm ET

Due diligence in the hedge fund world has long involved some combination of the four P’s – people, process, performance and philosophy – customized to suit each investor’s particular style or requirements. However, due diligence practitioners are often heavily influenced by four commonly-held fallacies, writes PivotalPath managing principal Jonathan Caplis, that can impact proper fund selection and evaluation, as well as unnecessarily skew conclusions.

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