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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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MF Global Suit Against Flowers Tossed

Apr 17 2014 | 9:51am ET

Private-equity firm J.C. Flowers & Co. has been cleared of allegations that it defrauded customers of defunct futures brokerage MF Global Holdings.

Insider-Trader Kuo Would Like His Cap And Gown

Apr 17 2014 | 9:49am ET

If admitted hedge fund tipster Danny Kuo goes to prison alongside former SAC Capital Advisors trader Mathew Martoma, he’d like to leave the big house with something his fellow insider-trader has lost: an M.B.A.

Balyasny Analyst Tapped For Gymnastics Hall Of Fame

Apr 17 2014 | 9:48am ET

A hedge fund analyst is going to the Hall of Fame for her pre-Wall Street life as an award-winning gymnast.

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.

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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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Publisher's Note

    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…