November 29, 2016
The multistrategy manager is perhaps the busiest activist this year.
November 23, 2016
The investment bank identifies the most popular hedge fund stocks in the third quarter.
October 21, 2016
At least four hedge fund firms, including Viking and Perceptive Advisors, made investments in private companies this week.
October 18, 2016
Investors with long memories hope these stocks don’t end up suffering the same fate as many of the old Nifty 50.
August 04, 2016
Firms like Quantopian, which got a major capital injection from Point72's Steven Cohen, and Quantiacs highlight the growing appetite for platforms that harness amateur quant trading talent.
March 09, 2016
With global equity markets still in tumult, market neutral is one of the few hedge fund strategies offering diversified returns.
December 17, 2015
Hedge fund managers, already big fans of Priceline Group, found another reason to love the company when it struck a deal with TripAdvisor.com.
December 11, 2015
Commodity-focused funds haven't fared well this year, but a small subset of computer-driven CTAs have outperformed significantly.
December 07, 2015
Hedge fund firms that set up reinsurers as a source of permanent capital are finding that when the performance of their main funds falters, so does the performance of the reinsurance vehicles tied to them.
October 02, 2015
Among other ideas revealed at the Sohn Canada Conference this week, David Zorub of BlueMountain recommended shorting Mattel in part because of what he calls the company’s “problem child.”
September 22, 2015
The bank’s proposal has irked investors and proxy advisory firms but has barely registered with activist hedge fund firms — who see no way to profit from joining the fight.
September 08, 2015
Trend-following funds found themselves down but not out. Money was made going short commodities and long Treasuries. Equities hurt.
August 28, 2015
The bank has tracked a collection of the 20 stocks with the highest percentage of hedge fund holders and says it’s regularly outpaced the stock index.
July 16, 2015
As the strategy has evolved, some activist managers are concerned about straying from its purpose.
June 15, 2015
Since the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program launched last fall, some hedge funds have been mining the price gap between A and H shares.
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