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TOP STORY: Aaron Weiner, formerly of Coatue Management, is set to establish his own hedge fund with substantial backing from Izzy Englander’s Millennium Management, according to a report by Bloomberg. 

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission has imposed its first significant penalty as part of an extensive investigation into activist short sellers, fining Anson Funds Management and Anson Advisors a combined $2.5m, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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June 2024 | Operational risk management: three words never far from the mind of every ops leader in the hedge fund industry. Preparing for the unexpected has always been challenging in such a complex and fast-moving sector, and the pace of change is only accelerating as technology advances, working practices evolve and new regulations emerge. This data-driven Hedgeweek report, sponsored by Derivitec, provides valuable intelligence and context to hedge fund COOs and other ops professionals.

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Chinese regulators are considering the introduction of stricter rules on how banks distribute financial products to the public, potentially severing a crucial distribution channel for some of the country’s largest hedge funds, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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Singapore authorities are intensifying scrutiny of hedge funds and family offices, requiring more information while stepping up the closure of dormant firms after a series of scandals exposed weaknesses in the oversight of the city state’s financial sector, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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Led by directional equity hedge and event-driven strategies, the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index advanced 1.3% in May, with additional positive contributions from relative value arbitrage strategies offsetting a decline in macro strategies.

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A number of energy-focused hedge funds including Cayler Capital and Northern Trace Capital posted losses last month amid low volatility in global oil markets which presented challenges for traders and algorithmic strategies, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Awards

Hedgeweek has announced the winners of the US Emerging Manager Awards 2024, which recognise fund performance and service provider excellence within hedge fund emerging managers.

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The SEC has suffered a major setback in its bid to increase oversight of the hedge fund industry after a US appeals court threw out a new rule requiring managers to provide investors with quarterly disclosures of their fees and expenses.

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Activist hedge fund firm Elliott Investment Management is pushing SoftBank Group to launch a $15bn share buyback programme after rebuilding a stake in the Japanese technology investor worth more than $2bn, according to a report by the Financial Times.

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