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After Crushing the London Whale, a Hedge-Fund Star Lost His Way

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, hedge-fund titan Andrew Feldstein was hailed on Wall Street as one of the big winners...

Goodbye Och-Ziff. Hello, Sculptor. Hedge Fund Tries New Name

In naming their hedge funds, managers have found inspiration in a childhood neighborhood (Highbridge), favorite ski trails (FrontFour) and even a grandfather (Melvin).

At Och-Ziff Capital Management Inc., executives sought out branding professionals and spent tens of thousands of dollars to come up with a new name: Sculptor Capital Management...

Montgomery County ramps up Blackstone mandate

Direct hedge fund investments to be liquidated in shift to fund of one model...

BlueMountain PM jumps to BlueCrest

Michael Kass joins BlueCrest after 11 years at Andrew Feldstein's firm...

Ex-JPM pro preps quantamental consumer-focused HF

Richard Brough readies data-driven Alpha Quantamental to start trading this month...

Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman partner Barg as head of corporate engagement

Elliott Management, one of the world’s busiest activist investors, has hired a Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) partner as its head of corporate engagement as the hedge fund continues to push companies around the globe to perform better.

Steven Barg spent nearly a decade at Goldman and most recently defended corporations against hedge funds like Elliott as the investment bank’s global head of activism and shareholder advisory...

An ex-Goldman Sachs systematic equities MD joined this expanding hedge fund

Massoud Mussavian probably counts among the people who've had a pleasantly relaxing summer. Mussavian disappeared from hedge fund Cantab Capital Partners in October 2018 according to the FCA Register. He's only just turned up somewhere else.

Mussavian has joined ISAM Funds...

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm’s founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday.

“I have decided to close the Hoplite managed funds and return third-party capital as soon as possible,” Lykouretzos said in the letter seen by Reuters...