Tracking the firms with ties to Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors.
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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.
Firms that traditionally have pumped big bucks into pre-IPO companies are finding little to invest in this year.
A new private lending outfit is targeting hedge fund investors who need instant liquidity but don’t want to cash out of their managers, offering these investors loans against their hedge fund stakes
Activist manager Sahm Adrangi’s firm has had a tough year, in part due to a big short bet against Dish Network.
Jeffrey Ubben’s activist firm built its fortunes in part based on its early success with now-struggling Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. With Valeant battling a 90 percent drop in its share price, can ValueAct outrun collateral damage to its reputation?
Kyle Bass’s Dallas firm thinks China could be facing a huge banking crisis.
Investors yanked back some $4 billion in assets over the past year from the New York activist firm, which may be facing a second consecutive losing year.
The firm’s flagship funds followed a lousy month with solid gains, while its risk parity strategy extended its winning streak.
The flagship funds managed by Citadel, Millennium and others posted either small losses or gains in June, a month when markets rocked by Brexit caused trouble for some other strategies.
The firm, troubled by a drawn-out bribery investigation and less-than-stellar fund performance, continues its downward trajectory.
Haydon talks about how his London-based firm has tackled the toughest challenges facing fund-of-funds managers — and how he has learned to spot which hedge funds are lousy at risk management.
The CEO and CIO of Protégé Partners talks about backing emerging managers and why he's not giving up on his famous bet with Warren Buffett.
The director of private investments for the school's endowment fund discusses the ways in which hedge funds and private equity are converging.
Beschloss says despite the recent carnage, emerging markets are still an attractive investment.
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The U.K.’s controversial vote to leave the European Union has battered some European funds and boosted others.
A clear message, high conviction and investible ideas are what hedge funds want from sell-side equity analysts, according to the annual hedge fund cut of Institutional Investor’s All-Europe Research Team.
Poor returns last year took a bite out of paychecks, with average total compensation for all investment professionals at hedge fund firms falling 6.1 percent year over year, fueled by an 8.3 percent fall in average bonuses.
Dispersion among individual managers was high in 2015, creating clear winners and losers — and making manager selection that much more important for funds-of-funds firms.
In a tough year for hedge funds, some firms — especially those managing computer-driven funds — managed to grow their assets substantially.
Citadel's Kenneth Griffin tops the list for the second straight year, though he shares the No. 1 spot with Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons in our annual ranking of the world's highest-earning hedge fund managers.
Performance isn’t the only factor that determines how well a firm fares in the eyes of its investors — but it’s by far the most important.
The JANA Partners analyst says women are being trafficked into New York's illegal sex trade at an alarming rate, and Restore NYC helps them get their lives back.
The Barington Capital Group partner works with the Young Women’s Leadership Network to help disadvantaged young women earn college degrees.
The quantitative manager and the charity organization are working together to tackle New York's poverty problem.
The hedge fund manager says the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover costs completely; he and his wife are hoping to fill the gap.
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