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Hedge Funds Hutchin Hill, Citadel, Och-Ziff Attract Most Money

Aug 27 2014 | 5:24am ET

Neil Chriss founded hedge fund Hutchin Hill Capital more than six years ago. After posting annualized returns of 12 percent, about six times the average of his peers, he finds himself in the sweet spot for fundraising.

Hutchin Hill’s multistrategy approach is the most popular hedge fund style this year, helping the New York-based firm double assets by attracting $1.2 billion.

 

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Gávea Founder Fraga Tipped To Be FinMin By Opposition Leader

Aug 27 2014 | 5:53am ET

A Brazilian presidential candidate has pledged to name hedge-fund founder Arminio Fraga the country’s next finance minister should he oust incumbent President Dilma Rousseff in October.

Rokos Dismisses Brevan Countersuit, Left Firm After US$383M Loss

Aug 27 2014 | 5:51am ET

Brevan Howard Asset Management co-founder Chris Rokos is countering his former firm’s countersuit with another lawsuit of his own.

Bob Evans: Sandell Won Only Four Board Seats

Aug 27 2014 | 5:49am ET

Sandell Asset Management won four seats on the board of Bob Evans Farms, the company said yesterday—and not the five or more the activist hedge fund claimed last week.

India Hedge Funds Soar On Modi Expectations

Aug 27 2014 | 5:48am ET

India-focused hedge funds have been the best in the world this year, buoyed by excitement about the reforms expected from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

No Cliffs Spin-Off, New CEO Says

Aug 27 2014 | 5:46am ET

In spite of the allegations of a former director, it seems the Cliffs Natural Resources’ new CEO and the hedge fund that put him there are not entirely on the same page.

Citrine Predicts Nickel, Zinc Deficits

Aug 27 2014 | 5:45am ET

Commodities hedge fund Citrine Capital Management hopes to profit from a shortage of nickel and zinc next year.

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Will Liquid Alts’ Performance Sustain Future Asset Flows?

Aug 25 2014 | 10:34am ET

Liquid alternative investment funds saw the highest percentage of capital inflows last year in a head-to-head turf battle v. hedge funds for investor assets. As regulatory efforts heat up in Washington, Deirdre Brennan of FINalternatives considers new questions about management structure and fees.

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Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…

 

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The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.