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RBC Prop. Desk To Become Hedge Fund

Apr 16 2014 | 2:58pm ET

The Royal Bank of Canada will spin-off one of its last proprietary-trading desks as an independent hedge fund as it moves to comply with new U.S. and global regulations.

The bank will separate its global arbitrage and trading arm. The spin-off could come as soon as the end of the year.

 

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European Hedge Funds Hit Asset Record

Apr 16 2014 | 2:55pm ET

The European hedge fund industry has more than fully recovered from the financial crisis, at least in terms of assets under management.

Fortress Poised To Poach UBS’ Misra

Apr 16 2014 | 2:54pm ET

A top UBS banker is poised to join Fortress Investment Group’s credit and real-estate business.

Falcone-Linked Co. Changes Name

Apr 16 2014 | 2:31pm ET

A company linked to Harbinger Capital Partners founder Philip Falcone may have a role to play in the barred hedge fund manager’s plans.

Hedge Funds Pull Back From Commodities

Apr 16 2014 | 2:30pm ET

Two years after calling for limits on hedge funds’ role in the commodities markets, a pair of United Nations economists say that hedge funds are limiting themselves.

Pro-Herbalife Hedge Fund Manager Bemoans Fortune

Apr 16 2014 | 2:29pm ET

Hedge fund manager John Hempton wishes he’d never taken that trip to Queens, N.Y.

Citadel HFT Vets May Launch Quant Funds

Apr 16 2014 | 2:28pm ET

A controversial high-frequency trading firm founded by Citadel Investment Group veterans may now follow that firm into managing outside money.

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Q&A: Tsai Capital Founder Sees Long-Term Opportunities In Emerging Markets

Apr 10 2014 | 9:48am ET

Christopher Tsai, whose $28 million long/short hedge fund is up 29% since inception in 2011, spoke to FINalternatives senior reporter Mary Campbell recently about his fund, his outlook on emerging markets and the influence his family has had on his investment approach.

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    Hedge Funds Care Gala Raises $2 Million For Charity

    Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET

    A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…