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High-Net-Worth Investors Send HF Assets To $2.9T

Aug 28 2014 | 1:11pm ET

The majority of hedge fund managers polled by Preqin saw their assets increase in H1 2014, thanks in part to allocations from high-net-worth individuals, as industry assets hit $2.9 trillion.

A full 64% of the 100 hedge fund managers polled by the hedge fund data provider in June said their assets under management had increased in the first half of 2014, this although 74% reported increasing competition in fundraising over the past 12 months.

 

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Och Funds Women In Finance Initiative At U-M

Aug 28 2014 | 3:01pm ET

Och-Ziff Capital founder Daniel Och and his wife have made a "generous donation" to her alma mater to fund a program for women in finance.

Cohen Civil Case Could Be Delayed Again

Aug 28 2014 | 11:03am ET

Steven Cohen’s date in court with the Securities and Exchange Commission is getting further and further away.

Judge Expedites Pershing Square Lawsuit Against Allergan

Aug 28 2014 | 11:02am ET

Allergan Inc. may have to wait in line to proceed with its insider-trading lawsuit against Pershing Square Capital Management, but the hedge fund’s claims against the Botox-maker are getting the fast-track treatment denied Allergan.

Argentina Rules Out Further Talks With Elliott, Aurelius

Aug 28 2014 | 11:01am ET

The first direct talks between Argentina and hedge-fund holdouts from its 2001 default, held just days before its latest default last month, appear also to be the last.

Farmers Sue Hedge Fund Over Guar

Aug 28 2014 | 11:00am ET

A group of Texas farmers has sued a New York hedge fund, accusing it of defrauding them.

Neuberger Berman Launches Risk Parity Fund With $50M

Aug 28 2014 | 10:40am ET

Neuberger Berman has launched a risk-parity strategy with $50 million.

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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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    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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