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Apr 19 2011 | 12:46pm ET
Polar Capital said today that its assets under management rose by 10% in the first quarter.
The US$268 million in inflows and US$181 million in performance gains helped push Polar ever-nearer to its pre-crisis asset level of almost US$4 billion. The firm managed US$3.875 billion at the end of the first quarter, it said, 53% more than it managed a year ago.
But the firm's gains were confined to its long-only products; Polar's hedge funds actually lost about one-fifth of their assets after the firm shuttered its global macro Discovery fund in January.
That move "accounted for a significant proportion of outflows in our hedge fund franchise over the reported period," Polar said.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…