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Fortress Profit Drops On Macro Fund’s Woes

Oct 30 2014 | 2:12pm ET

Fortress Investment Group’s third-quarter profit fell 15%, burdened by big losses in its flagship macro funds.

The New York-based alternative investment giant said that pretax distributable earnings for the three months to September fell from $65 million to $55 million, missing analysts’ estimates.


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High-Speed Traders Getting Early Look At SEC Filings

Oct 30 2014 | 2:09pm ET

High-frequency traders are getting an edge from an unlikely source: The Securities and Exchange Commission.

Brummer Backs Singapore Quant

Oct 30 2014 | 2:08pm ET

Swedish hedge-fund backer Brummer and Partners has added Singapore’s MNJ Capital to its stable of managers.

P.E. Firms Issue Record Amount Of Debt

Oct 30 2014 | 2:07pm ET

Investors are showing quite an appetite for private equity bonds.

Kleinberg, Kaplan Expands Hedge Fund Team

Oct 30 2014 | 12:03pm ET

Hedge fund law firm Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen has tapped Jared R. Gianatasio as senior counsel, focused on investment funds and derivatives.

Yusko: Where Reformers Elected, Opportunity Follows

Oct 30 2014 | 11:40am ET

Mark Yusko likes a reformer—especially one that puts him in mind of Ronald Reagan or Margaret Thatcher—so India's Narendra Modi and Indonesia's Joko Widodo get his seal of approval.

Och-Ziff Closes Real-Estate Fund With $1.5B

Oct 30 2014 | 11:01am ET

Och-Ziff Capital Management has beaten its fundraising target with its latest real-estate fund, one which will have global ambitions.

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Q&A: High Conviction, Low Correlation

Oct 30 2014 | 7:35am ET

Acadian Asset Management's numbers are big: over $70 billion in assets under management, 60 markets in its investment universe, 40,000 stocks in its database, 70 underlying characteristics used to evaluate companies. Specializing in active global and international equity strategies, the Boston-based firm employs an array of quantitative investment techniques and analytical models for active stock selection as well as peer group valuation. FINalternativesMary Campbell recently spoke to Acadian's director of long/short strategies, Gartmore Group-vet Alex Voitenok.

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    Guidelines for Guest Articles

    Oct 22 2014 | 9:46am ET

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