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Need a room?The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..SILVER LINING? Airbnb might be losing all of its bookings, b - SHARE ARTICLE


7th Apr 2020 - 10:55am Insightful Technology launches Audio Assure voice infrastructure monitoring solution Submitted 07/04/2020 - 10:55am Insightful Technology has launched Audio Assure, a product that enables fully-a - SHARE ARTICLE


7th Apr 2020 - 10:45am TrueFX completes first trades on platform Submitted 07/04/2020 - 10:45am TrueFX, a purpose-built OTC market designed for the buy-side, has executed the first set of disclosed trades between count - SHARE ARTICLE


Pan-Asian credit hedge fund OCP Asia Ltd is seeking to raise up to $800 million to invest in direct loans, as it expects to find plenty of cash-starved companies seeking funding in Australia and South East Asia, it said on Tuesday. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund managers sensed oil prices were nearing a turning point last week, and for the first time in more than two months started to add long positions in anticipation prices would bounce from an unsustainable low. - SHARE ARTICLE


Bonds, commodities, stocks, and Bitcoin have all experienced dramatic swings in value during the Coronavirus-induced crisis. - SHARE ARTICLE


COVID-19 update: liquidity management considerations for hedge fundsHedgeCo.net - SHARE ARTICLE


Being cooped up at home has an extra sting for the slice of the finance industry that relies heavily on networking - SHARE ARTICLE


Which, in Wells Fargo’s case, is not much, so don’t ask.On Friday, the federal government’s small-business rescue loan program began. Bank of America got $22 billion in applications. For its part, JPMorgan Chase had already approved some $25 billion in cr - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: In the midst of the current market turmoil, this is the second of our regular reports on hedge fund managers who bucked the trend. Report 1 can be found here. Contrarian and uncorrelated R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Managemen - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: New York-based investment management firm Deerfield Management Company has raised $840 million for a new venture capital fund dedicated to early drug innovation, digital health and medical technology. The health-care investmen - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Professional fund buyers globally anticipated increased market volatility in 2020, taking a more defensive approach to portfolio positioning, said a survey. The survey by Natixis Investment Managers revealed that four-fifths (7 - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The San Francisco-based venture capital firm VenBio Partners closed its third life sciences venture capital fund at roughly $394 million, surpassing its original fundraising target. VenBio Global Strategic Fund III LP mainly ta - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: EM markets were finally caught up by the selling pressure as the outbreak started to spread in several EM countries and as global liquidity concerns worsened, said Lyxor in its weekly brief. While in aggregate EM assets return - SHARE ARTICLE


D.E. Shaw funds post first-quarter gains From Institutional Investor: D.E. Shaw Group's main multistrategy funds all made money in the first quarter of the year, despite a highly volatile March. The D. E. Shaw Composite Fund, the firm's flagship multi-st - SHARE ARTICLE


From Reuters: Singapore-based private equity firm Ikhlas Capital will close its inaugural fund in the middle of this year, reassessing its planned $500 million target due to the coronavirus outbreak, founding partner and chairman Nazir Razak said. &qu - SHARE ARTICLE


Pension experts scouring the globe to find answers on lifetime income From PIonline.com: The coronavirus outbreak is not stopping experts from attempting to crack the problem of defined contribution plan participants having enough income in retirement ca - SHARE ARTICLE


From PIonline.com: A big question for investors, especially in planning whether an alternative investment secondary market sale will eventually be necessary, is whether there will be a spike in capital calls. Some industry observers expect capital calls t - SHARE ARTICLE


Texas Employees splits $154m between 2 alts managers From PIonline.com: Texas Employees Retirement System, Austin, invested or committed $154 million in March, a transaction report showed. From The $29.4 billion system's $1 billion hedge fund portfolio, - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Activist investor Bill Ackman was so concerned about the potential impact of the coronavirus that he considered liquidating his hedge fund's entire portfolio for the first time. Instead, the billionaire opted for another strategy: a lucrat - SHARE ARTICLE


From IPE: Edward Mason was named director of engagement and impact reporting at Generation Investment Management, a spokeswoman said. The role is new. Mr. Mason will lead the firm's efforts toward achieving the United Nations' sustainable development goal - SHARE ARTICLE


Crypto freeze continued last year as deals plunged, PwC says From Bloomberg: The cryptocurrency industry's struggles to attract mainstream investment continued last year as global fund raising and deals both dried up, according to a new report from Price - SHARE ARTICLE


From Reuters: Global currency fund managers racked up gains in the first quarter as they benefited from the extreme volatility that the coronavirus pandemic has stoked across financial markets. The BarclayHedge currency traders index was up 7.23% for the - SHARE ARTICLE


From Korea Investors: South Korea's real estate funds for outbound investment saw their first net capital outflows in four and a half years in March, hit by delays in deal closing and little progress on asset sell-downs. Net capital outflows from overseas - SHARE ARTICLE


NY Fed retains Pimco and State Street to run commercial paper funding facility From Reuters: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has retained two financial firms to manage and run its new commercial paper funding facility, according to a statement on th - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund managers really miss Mayfair: 'Money is money, but it's not the same' From Financial News: Mayfair has long been the key setting for managers of hedge funds. The West End district matches the profile of many of its inhabitants: wealthy, shadow - SHARE ARTICLE


Public funds from Japan look abroad in yield hunt From PIonline.com: Global bond managers look set to be the next big beneficiaries of a hunt for yield that continues to drive public pension funds in Japan away from Japanese government bonds. The allocat - SHARE ARTICLE


Coronavirus is probably the 1 concern in investors' minds right now. It should be. On February 27th we published an article with the title Recession is Imminent: We Need A Travel Ban NOW. We predicted ... - SHARE ARTICLE


Dimon-Cuomo 2020!For some time now, it has seemed clear here at #DraftDimon headquarters that JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was not going to run for president, and vanquish both our fearsome leader and the Stalinist set. Just seven months before Election - SHARE ARTICLE


New York Fed, FDIC Tout “Opacity in a Banking Crisis” to Keep Corporations, Hedge Funds, PE Firms & Counterparties in the Dark about Weak BanksWOLF STREET - SHARE ARTICLE


Well, their investors will get the treat, but all the same.The bad news is that, unlike every other exam in the world, those bank stress tests are still on. The good news is that means U.S. banks—unlike their benighted European peers—will probably be allo - SHARE ARTICLE


Four Citadel Portfolio Managers Leave After Market DivesBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Billionaire investor William Ackman, who hedged his Pershing Square Capital management portfolio weeks ago to guard against coronavirus-inspired panic selling, told investors his private hedge fund is - SHARE ARTICLE


Ray Dalio's flagship hedge fund at Bridgewater Associates ended the first quarter down about 20%. - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 4:49pm LCH EquityClear implements LSEG clearing solution Submitted 06/04/2020 - 4:49pm LCH EquityClear has implemented a new LSEG Technology post trade clearing platform. Read the full story at Institut - SHARE ARTICLE


A Singaporean hedge fund had a moment straight out of 'The Big Short' when it predicted the novel coronavirus would hammer markets and made a 40... - SHARE ARTICLE


March was bad for business...The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..IT'S TAKIN' OUR JOBS! The US job market had - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 4:20pm EEX acquires KB Tech Ltd Submitted 06/04/2020 - 4:20pm The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has successfully completed the 100 per cent acquisition of UK based software company, KB Tech Ltd (KB Tech - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 4:15pm Argonaut Capital chief blasts BoE governor in defence of short-selling Submitted 06/04/2020 - 4:15pm Argonaut Capital Partners, the London-based European e - SHARE ARTICLE


GraniteShares has very quickly grown into something much more than this, with £632million of assets under management and products listed in New York and London. - SHARE ARTICLE


The Economy May Have Stopped, But The Revolving Door At Citadel Has NotDealbreaker - SHARE ARTICLE


Appearing on MSNBC on Monday morning, former White House communications head Anthony Scaramucci got into a verbal scuffle with host Stephanie Ruhle when he attempted to make the case for Wall Street financiers scooping up as much of the multi-trillion dol - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund employees praise founder for actions during viruseFinancialCareers - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Nordic hedge fund industry has taken a hit in the broad sell-off across markets in March, with the Nordic Hedge Index on track for the biggest monthly decline on record. Some hedge funds, however, have performed very well ami - SHARE ARTICLE


Watch former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci join Stephanie Ruhle to explain his stance on small business loans amid the coronavirus pandemic. - SHARE ARTICLE


WIth asset managers we are going to see a mix of multiple public cloud (Amazon Web Services and Azure) providers working together to resolve - SHARE ARTICLE


Four equity portfolio managers at Ken Griffin's Citadel left the firm last week, after one of the most volatile months for stocks on record. - SHARE ARTICLE


By Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA Association PPE has entered theglobalvernacular, courtesy ofanother(deadly)acronym now known as COVID-19. The latter needs no additional introduction, as the former (Personal ProtectiveEquipment) has been one of the many com - SHARE ARTICLE


One of Pierre Andurand's hedge funds was up 122% in the first quarter; Boaz Weinstein's fund was up 72%. Ray Dalio's fund was down 16% in March; Robert Gibbins' was down 20%. - SHARE ARTICLE


Overall, hedge funds and other money managers were still net sellers of 19 million barrels of petroleum in the six most important futures and options .. - SHARE ARTICLE


‘He is also an outsider – which I think is a good thing,’ says academic - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 10:13am SANNE appoints new Country Head for Jersey Submitted 06/04/2020 - 10:13am SANNE, a provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, has promoted Stephanie Hopkins from Head of Priva - SHARE ARTICLE


Bronte Capital’s John Hempton takes a unique approach to finding the stocks he wants to short; it has given him a cult following in his native Australia and beyond. - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 9:36am SimCorp's new Datacare service provides buy-side managed data solution Submitted 06/04/2020 - 9:36am Investment management solutions provider SimCorp has launched a new managed data services for t - SHARE ARTICLE


6th Apr 2020 - 9:24am Bridgeport to provide liquidity solution for hedge fund investors Submitted 06/04/2020 - 9:24am Bridgeport Financial Technology is working with various counterparties to provide hedge fund investo - SHARE ARTICLE


Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With performance figures being released for March, many Nordic hedge funds have turned in their worst month in years. A handful of funds such as Nordea’s Alpha family of funds emerged as the industry’s bright spots amid the recen - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds are continuing to short sell UK-listed companies amid the coronavirus-driven stock market collapse, despite a suggestion from the new Bank of England governor that they should stop. Over the first three months of 2020, theFTSE100 p - SHARE ARTICLE


Repo funds are taking a direct hit from the spread of COVID-19. Most of those funds, which have led the growth of the hedge fund market in South Korea, are about to post losses. The current size of the market is approximately 32 trillion won and repo fund - SHARE ARTICLE


COVID-19 Update: Hedge Fund Liquidity Management Considerations - Coronavirus (Covid-19) - United StatesMondaq News Alerts - SHARE ARTICLE


After underperforming for a decade, the funds are doing better than the market during the crisis. - SHARE ARTICLE


Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, Associate Director, Content Development at CAIA Association I live in the state of Ohio, which has effectively been on lockdown since the beginning of March. Thankfully, most of my daily activities haven’t been disrupted, s - SHARE ARTICLE


Acadian Asset Management submitted last week's largest new form D hedge fund filing - SHARE ARTICLE


B. G., Opalesque Geneva: In the midst of the current market turmoil, this is the first of our regular reports on hedge fund managers who are bucking the trend. Niche-oriented strategy that avoids crowded rooms As reported last month, this manager has - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: New York-based Insight Partners announced the final close of a massive $9.5 billion for its newest and largest private-equity fund, despite the economic uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the global v - SHARE ARTICLE


In the week ending April 3rd 2020, multi-strategy hedge funds - those that bet on a broad array of markets using teams of traders, leverage and centralized risk management - have flourished as stocks ended their worst three months since the 2008 financial - SHARE ARTICLE


From WSJ: The $3 trillion hedge-fund industry, with its defensive approach to investing, has significantly underperformed the stock market over the past decade. But in the current market turmoil, hedge funds have been holding up much better than stocks. D - SHARE ARTICLE


Opalesque Industry Update - Societe Generale Prime Services and Clearing announceds the March 2020 performance data for its SG CTA indices. CTAs were able to deliver positive performance in March as global markets crashed. All the SG CTA indices were up i - SHARE ARTICLE


'The Big Short again': A hedge fund boss and Warren Buffett disciple posted a 40% gain during the market meltdown From Business Insider: A hedge fund chief and Warren Buffett acolyte posted a 40% gain during the brutal coronavirus sell-off after betting a - SHARE ARTICLE


Silver Lake to seek more than $16bn for buyout fund From Reuters: Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is preparing to seek at least $16 billion from investors for its sixth flagship buyout fund, braving the economic uncertainty of the coronavirus out - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Zach Schreiber's PointState Capital has suffered an estimated $2.1 billion of redemptions so far this year amid lackluster performance and as the coronavirus pandemic tears through markets. The hedge fund also forecast nearly $640 million - SHARE ARTICLE


Money managers attempt to calm layoff fears amid downturn From PIonline.com: As firms brace for the financial impact of COVID-19, money managers and large banks with investment management staff, like Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and T. Rowe Price Group, - SHARE ARTICLE


From Institutional Investor: High-yield debt was hammered in the first three months of this year, marking the worst quarterly performance since the 2008 financial crisis as the coronavirus wreaked havoc on markets, according to Bank of America Corp. Junk - SHARE ARTICLE


Alaska Retirement cuts JPMAM from alternative beta portfolio From PIonline.com: Alaska Retirement Management Board, Juneau, terminated J.P. Morgan Asset Management from its $160 million alternative beta portfolio. The board, which originally hired JPMAM - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds continue to short sell UK companies despite Bank of England calls to stop From Independent: Hedge funds are continuing to short sell UK-listed companies amid the coronavirus-driven stock market collapse, despite a suggestion from the new Bank - SHARE ARTICLE


SoftBank Vision Fund is losing a partner it promoted last month From Bloomberg: SoftBank Investment Advisers, which oversees the $100 billion Vision Fund, lost another senior member of its team, according to people with knowledge of the matter. This time - SHARE ARTICLE


Crypto M A and fundraising dropped sharply in 2019: PwC report From Yahoo: Crypto companies kept buying each other last year even as both M A and funding deal flow in the industry took a dive, according to a report released Monday by PwC. On the M A side, - SHARE ARTICLE


Oil investors grow desperate for supply cuts amid glut From WSJ: The oil market is in a race against time. Saudi Arabia-Russia discord and U.S. oil companies' lack of commitment about cutting output could pressure crude prices again. ponement of - SHARE ARTICLE


China's top ten performing RMB PE and VC funds of the last decade From Finance Asia: As last year drew to a close, FinanceAsia investigated which Chinese private equity and venture capital investors ran the most successful RMB funds during the ten years f - SHARE ARTICLE


Private equity investments are going to lose value. How much is anyone's guess From Institutional Investor: As private equity firms finish out the first quarter of 2020, investors are bracing for their investments to be marked down. The only problem is, t - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Andre Esteves is taking a page out of his trader years to dole out advice on how to survive the crisis roiling markets. The billionaire founder of Banco BTG Pactual SA predicted the economic downturn coming after the coronavirus pandemic w - SHARE ARTICLE


Watchdog sees grounds for 'urgent' improvements to ESG reporting From IPE: Companies need to further improve their non-financial reporting, and in some respects "urgently", according to the EU financial markets watchdog. Every year ESMA - SHARE ARTICLE


Four Citadel Portfolio Managers Leave During Turbulent MarchBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


News from world, national, and local news sources, organized to give you in-depth news coverage of sports, entertainment, business, politics, weather, and more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Bridgewater extended this year’s decline after getting caught on the wrong side of the market sell-off that began in late February as a result of the rapidly spreading coronavirus. - SHARE ARTICLE


While investors have been using alternative data for years, the coronavirus has prompted a fresh surge in demand for off-the-beaten-path statistics that might shed light on the pandemic’s impact on economies and markets. - SHARE ARTICLE


By Lawrence Delevingne BOSTON (Reuters) - Paul Singer's Elliott International Ltd hedge fund gained an estimated 0.1% in March and is now up 2.2% for the year through the first quarter, according to an update sent to clients on Friday and seen by - SHARE ARTICLE


The VDIGX has outperformed the market in both bull and bear markets. It offers a triple threat of value, growth and income. While the fund is closed, I recommen ... - SHARE ARTICLE


(Bloomberg) -- Zach Schreiber’s PointState Capital has suffered an estimated $2.1 billion of redemptions so far this year amid lackluster performance and as the coronavirus pandemic tears through markets. - SHARE ARTICLE


"This is the biggest economic event of all of our lifetimes," says Raoul Pal, the former hedge funder who founded Real Vision. - SHARE ARTICLE


Luxor Capital Group, a private equity firm with components in New York and the Cayman Islands, has accumulated a 17.62-percent stake in Valencia developer Five Point Holdings LLC in the last two weeks, SEC records show. Fund manager Christian Leone, whose - SHARE ARTICLE


Pentwater Capital calls for boardroom change in vehicle developing Oyu Tolgoi - SHARE ARTICLE


Meet the carbon skeptic hedge fund investor who's up 32% amid the oil bust. When's the bottom? “Eighty percent of these companies are going bankrupt," he says. - SHARE ARTICLE


Meet the carbon skeptic hedge fund investor who's up 32% amid the oil bust. When's the bottom? “Eighty percent of these companies are going bankrupt," he says. - SHARE ARTICLE


Bridgewater’s Main Hedge Fund Loses About 20% in QuarterBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Glenview Capital Management, the hedge fund run by Larry Robbins, has lost roughly 30% in the first three months of 2020 as the spread of the new coronavirus hurt the healthcare facilities and hospital operators the firm has invested in. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge funds and private equity firms are plotting to lend to companies struggling with the fallout from the pandemic, or even buy stakes in them. - SHARE ARTICLE


Andrew Left can’t say that Carson Block didn’t warn him.Carson Block and Andrew Left are in many respects cut from the same cloth: Hard-nosed short-sellers ready and eager to turn rumor and innuendo into detailed research that shows that this company or t - SHARE ARTICLE


London based hedge fund Svelland Capital posted one of its best returns in March helped by oil price turmoil and a record rally on tanker markets with prospects - SHARE ARTICLE


A hedge fund chief and Warren Buffett acolyte posted a 40% gain during the brutal coronavirus sell-off after betting against the stock market fo... - SHARE ARTICLE


Layoffs come to quant funds after a difficult montheFinancialCareers - SHARE ARTICLE


3rd Apr 2020 - 4:39pm EEX gains majority OI share of Total Freight Market Submitted 03/04/2020 - 4:39pm The European Energy Exchange (EEX) achieved another milestone in its Freight business by gaining the majority shar - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund’s Big Short Shows Why Alt-Data Demand Is SurgingBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Buffett disciple posted a whopping gain during the market meltdownmsnNOW - SHARE ARTICLE


Lone Pine's Hedge Fund Posts Small Quarterly LossInstitutional Investor - SHARE ARTICLE


/PRNewswire/ -- Bridgeport Financial Technology is working with various counterparties to provide hedge fund investors with immediate liquidity through loan... - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund That Soared 51% Warns Bear Market Rallies Won’t LastBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


UK-listed investment trust records best ever month in March 2020 - SHARE ARTICLE


News from world, national, and local news sources, organized to give you in-depth news coverage of sports, entertainment, business, politics, weather, and more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Billionaire Hohn’s Hedge Fund Suffers Record Monthly Loss of 19%Bloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Coronavirus pandemic | Chris Hansen-led hedge fund up 36% after spotting COVID-19's impact early: ReportMoneycontrol - SHARE ARTICLE


News from world, national, and local news sources, organized to give you in-depth news coverage of sports, entertainment, business, politics, weather, and more. - SHARE ARTICLE


Shit out of Luckin...The Opening Bell is powered by The Water Coolest. You can sign up for TWC's full, daily email newsletter here. In the meantime, check out one of the features from today's editi The post appeared first on dealbreaker..NOT SO LUCKIN It appears that the Chinese governmen - SHARE ARTICLE


3rd Apr 2020 - 9:48am Bitcoin could provide gold-style diversification, says SEBA Submitted 03/04/2020 - 9:48am Bitcoin may provide gold-style diversification opportunities in times of crisis and market stress, accordi - SHARE ARTICLE


3rd Apr 2020 - 9:11am Cassini Systems opens new Sydney office Submitted 03/04/2020 - 9:11am Cassini Systems, a provider of pre- and post-trade margin analytics for derivatives market participants, has established a new - SHARE ARTICLE


“It’s not bragging if you can back it up.” – Muhammad Ali While so many seem to be pleasuring themselves with the Tiger King, some of us continue to geek out with the latest data. Now, with March so freshly in the review mirror, certain monthly a - SHARE ARTICLE


RAMCap wants to turn Factor Therapeutics into a hedge fund businessStockhead - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund Alden Global Forces Layoffs of 'Essential Workers' Mid-PandemicInstitutional Investor - SHARE ARTICLE


The National Pension Service committed about 1 trillion won ($810 million) to four global hedge fund houses in 2019, in its first investment in single-manager - SHARE ARTICLE


Coronavirus is unleashing an 'economic shock wave' not felt since the 1930s, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko warnsCNBC - SHARE ARTICLE


Chris Holt, PhD, CAIA, Senior Advisor, CAIA Association and Associate Director, MBET Program at University of Waterloo Every venture exists to solve a problem. Since the dawn of the Covid-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies and investors have been scram - SHARE ARTICLE


Valiant Capital Management is a San Francisco-based hedge fund and is among the few who not only accurately predicted the coronavirus’ impact on global markets, but did something about it, The Wall Street Journal reported. Sources close to the hedge fund - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Chicago-based ARCH Venture Partners announced two new venture capital funds to invest in early-stage biotech companies with a combined total of $1.46 billion. They are ARCH Venture Fund X and ARCH Venture Fund X Overage. ARCH f - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The number of venture capital (VC) funding announced deals declined by 22.5% during the week ended March 29, 2020, compared to the previous week, said a study. According to GlobalData, the subdued funding activity has been cont - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Private equity funds are expected to face a 10% hit to returns from Coronavirus Pandemic, revealed a study. Simulations for 2020 and 2021 also forecast liquidity stress in the industry, it said. According to a new study by inv - SHARE ARTICLE


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Massachusetts-based venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering managed to raise $1.1 billion for its seventh "origination fund" to support biotech startups, despite the economy is being disrupted by the COVID-19 - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge fund Valiant Capital Management saw risks of coronavirus early. Now it's up 36%. From Business Insider: Valiant Capital Management led by Chris Hansen has gained 36% year-to-date through the end of March, before fees, The Wall Street Journal's Juli - SHARE ARTICLE


From FT: Investors are bracing themselves for an emerging market credit crisis as the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic hits vulnerable countries and limits their ability to repay debts. Commodity prices have plunged and demand has frozen as - SHARE ARTICLE


CVC closes fifth Asia fund at $4.5bn From AVCJ: CVC Capital Partners has closed its fifth Asia fund at the hard cap of $4.5 billion. The firm said the step up from $3.5 billion for Fund IV reflects an expansion in its regional investment capabilities. T - SHARE ARTICLE


Coronavirus is unleashing an 'economic shock wave' not felt since the 1930s, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko warns From CNBC: Hedge fund manager Mark Yusko is telling investors to brace for a nearly once in a lifetime downturn. The Morgan Creek Capital Man - SHARE ARTICLE


From Bloomberg: Atreaus Family, a family office started by Todd Edgar after he shut his struggling hedge fund last year, is gaining from the market swings fueled by the coronavirus crisis. The New York-based firm's main money pool rose 10.9% in March, ta - SHARE ARTICLE


Korea: NPS makes first single-manager hedge fund investment with $810m From Korea Investors: The National Pension Service committed about 1 trillion won ($810 million) to four global hedge fund houses in 2019, in its first investment in single-manager he - SHARE ARTICLE


Fund managers see once-in-decade shot in Brazil's iron-ore giant From Bloomberg: Investors have been piling into shares of the world's largest iron-ore producer, touting it as one of the biggest opportunities to emerge from the carnage in Brazilian marke - SHARE ARTICLE


Finma takes crypto industry to task From Finews: The flurry of activities by the Swiss crypto community has its downsides - at least what concerns the regulatory aspect of it all. The investigations that Finma has launched led to several enforcement proc - SHARE ARTICLE


Sovereign wealth funds under coronavirus stress From Seeking Alpha: Sovereign funds from oil-producing countries mainly in the Middle East and Africa were estimated to dump up to $225 billion in equities, as plummeting oil prices and the coronavirus pand - SHARE ARTICLE


Nordic pension funds pragmatic on equity dividends From IPE: Major pension funds in the Nordic region are taking a flexible approach to dividend decision-making at companies they invest in, saying they well understand if cash-strapped firms retain shareh - SHARE ARTICLE


SoftBank's Sprint headache gone but coronavirus adds to migraine From Nikkei: The completed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint lets Japan's SoftBank Group shrug off its struggling U.S. telecom business, but the tech investment company faces an even tough - SHARE ARTICLE


Private equity firms are wasting no time in calling capital From Institutional Investor: Private equity firms are increasingly paying off their subscription lines of credit and calling in commitments from investors, leaving some limited partners worried - SHARE ARTICLE


Funded status of corporate plans plummets in first quarter From PIonline.com: The dramatic downturn in markets driven by the coronavirus outbreak caused the funded status of corporate plans to drop to the lowest level it's been since 2012, according to r - SHARE ARTICLE


Where are the ESG hedge funds? From PIonline.com: ESG is one of the fastest-growing categories of asset management. In 2019, investors poured $20.6 billion into funds that incorporate environmental, social and governance factors - a 400% increase over ES - SHARE ARTICLE


Starboard pushes forward with proxy fight at GCP Applied Technologies From Reuters: Activist investor Starboard Value is pushing ahead with a proxy contest at GCP Applied Technologies, arguing that its director nominees would steer the chemical company t - SHARE ARTICLE


Valiant Capital Management, a hedge fund led by Chris Hansen, has gained 36% year-to-date through the end of March, The Wall Street Journal's Ju... - SHARE ARTICLE


Valiant Capital Management, a hedge fund led by Chris Hansen, has gained 36% year-to-date through the end of March, The Wall Street Journal's Ju... - SHARE ARTICLE


Ackman’s Hedge Fund Gains 11% in March After Recovery BetBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Son himself would have the stones to do it, of course, but does Not Adam Neumann?Two weeks after acknowledging it might choose not to do an extremely stupid thing, SoftBank has made it official: It will not throw another $3 billion in good money after the - SHARE ARTICLE


The 24-year-old hedge fund run by Stuart Spodek manages roughly $1.7 billion, and is down more than 19% for the year as of March 20. - SHARE ARTICLE


They can look out at the beach—but definitely aren’t allowed to go to it.Citadel Investment Group has done relatively well for itself through the coronavirus outbreak. Sure, it hasn’t returned 36% like Mr. Seattle Basketball, but it also hasn’t lost 25%. - SHARE ARTICLE


Hedge Fund’s Big Short Shows Why Demand for Alt-Data Is SurgingBloomberg - SHARE ARTICLE


Jim Chanos said on Thursday that he is still "maximum short" Tesla, even after the electric automaker's stock fell dramatically in the past month. - SHARE ARTICLE


Jim Chanos says he covered bet against China's Luckin Coffee amid 70% plunge Thursday - SHARE ARTICLE