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TOP STORY: London-based multi-strategy hedge fund Eisler Capital plans to raise between $1bn and $1.5bn of capital and increase its Portfolio Manager headcount to between 120 and 125 this year, according to a report by the Financial Times citing people familiar with the matter.

Insights Report

February 2024 | This data-led report provides an update on the digital asset sector amid an encouraging start to 2024, with better performance and improved regulatory headlines boosting the space. What next for the sector as it looks to continue its comeback from a difficult period of performance and headlines? Get all the intel, plus insights from the sector’s leading firms, in this exclusive Hedgeweek special report.

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Profits at London-based Man Group, the world’s largest listed hedge fund firm, more than halved last year, as AUM hit a record $167.5bn, an increase of 17% from the $143.3bn reported for 2022.

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Activist US hedge fund firm Elliott Investment Management has had a second improved offer to acquire Currys rejected by the board of the UK electrical and electronics retailer, amid rumoured interest from other potential suitors, according to a report by ThisIsMoney.

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Nishant Gupta, a former Partner at Clean Energy Transition, the London-based hedge fund firm spun out of Lansdowne Partners by Per Lekander two years ago, is gearing up to launch a new long-short equity fund focused on the green economy, according to a report by Reuters.

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Some 88% of hedge funds have so far seen positive returns from across most strategies in 2024, building on 2023’s double-digit returns, according to the latest monthly report on hedge funds from Citco, the $1.8tn global alternative investment asset servicer. 

Event – New York

Anthony Scaramucci, the Wall Street legend and former White House Communications Director, is to headline the highly anticipated Hedgeweek US Digital Assets Summit in New York on Thursday 14 March. 

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Fundraising for Bobby Jain’s much anticipated hedge fund launch later this year has reached $3bn, roughly half of the revised target for the new fund, which is expected to begin trading in July, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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Capula Investment Management’s $3.5bn Capula Tactical Macro fund, which is run by Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager Nat Dean, is to be spun out of the firm into a separate business during the second half of the year, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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Izzy Englander, the founder of multi-strategy hedge fund major Millennium Management, has pipped Ken Griffin, boss of rival firm Citadel, to top spot in a list of the hedge fund industry’s top earners for 2023, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Events

14 March, 2024 – 8:00 am

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