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Altimeter, Thiel buy SE Asia companies via SPACs

Singapore company Grab Holdings will go public via a U.S. based SPAC, Altimeter Growth Corp., a blank check company backed…

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Citco reports upbeat year for FoHFs

Funds of hedge funds had a strong 2020 in terms of performance as capital inflows remained nearly neutral, according to…

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Hedge fund confidence on the rise

The AIMA Hedge Fund Confidence Index is on the rise, especially among North American hedge funds, hedge funds with more…

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DSC Meridian launches ESG-focused credit fund

Paula Luff (provided) New York-based hedge fund firm DSC Meridian Capital launched a new distressed and event-driven credit fund focused…

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Archegos shakes the market; managers are being pushed to meet margin calls

Archegos Capital’s portfolio liquidation triggered over $20 billion worth of selling last Friday. This net effect on its counterparties should…

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Evanston Capital taps ex-Mesirow FoF exec for business development

Chicago-area fund of hedge fund firm Evanston Capital Management tapped Greg Fedorinchik as managing director of business development and client…

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BlackRock plots $500m FoHFs offering

BlackRock’s FoHF unit BlackRock Alternatives Advisors is planning to manage up to $500 million in a registered offering of its…

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Two Sigma plots future growth in private investments

New York private equity and hedge fund firm Two Sigma has appointed Blackstone's previous fund of hedge fund chief to…

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Zames to step down at Cerberus

Matt Zames is stepping down as the president of Cerberus and as the chairman of Cerberus Technology Solutions three years…

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The micro versus macro view in life settlements

Life settlement investing, which has had a rocky road since its origins in the 1980s, has settled into a pattern.…

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