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Credit Suisse: Global Macro Remains Most Popular Strategy Among Institutional Investors

Jul 29 2015 | 12:28pm ET

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The latest Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Investor Survey shows Global Macro continues to be the strategy most favored by institutional investors around the world, followed by Event Driven and Equity Long/Short. CTAs, on the other hand, have slipped considerably from the start of the year. 

 

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Founders of Carlyle's Vermillion Asset Management Depart After Losses, Redemptions

Jul 31 2015 | 1:42pm ET

The founders of Carlyle’s Vermillion Asset Management hedge fund unit have left the firm amid steep losses and investor redemptions in its flagship commodities fund.

Activist ValueAct Capital Discloses 5.44% Stake in Rolls-Royce

Jul 31 2015 | 1:03pm ET

U.S. activist investor ValueAct has taken a 5.44% stake in British engine maker Rolls-Royce to become the firm's biggest shareholder, raising further pressure on the embattled company.

Preqin: Zombie Funds Proliferating, Now Hold $126B in Unrealized Assets

Jul 31 2015 | 12:47pm ET

The zombie apocalypse might not be here yet, but the number of zombie private equity funds – and the size of the assets trapped within them – is rising, according to new metrics from industry data provider Preqin. 

Cargill's Black River To Shutter Four Hedge Funds

Jul 31 2015 | 12:21pm ET

Black River Asset Management is shuttering four hedge funds due to low investor demand and spotty performance.

State Street Launching New Global Macro Hedge Fund

Jul 31 2015 | 12:02pm ET

State Street is hoping to broaden its investment management business by launching a new hedge fund that will bet on macroeconomic developments.

Paulson Donates $8.5M To Top NYC Charter School Group

Jul 31 2015 | 11:40am ET

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has donated $8.5 million to a leading charter school network in New York City.

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Q&A: Reg A+ Will Transform the Alternative Asset Landscape

Jul 7 2015 | 4:03pm ET

In addition to easing capital formation for small companies, Regulation A+ has enormous implications for the alternatives industry by taking illiquid assets and bringing them to the masses through securitization. Dara Albright, co-founder of the upcoming FinFair Conference, explains why.

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