The “Sweep Exams”, a Richard Chilton Video, and an Industry in Flux Jun25

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Popular liquid alts funds face regulatory scrutiny The fastest-growing segment of the mutual fund business is facing new scrutiny this summer from regulators who say they plan to zero in on both the marketing of the funds and the investment strategies they employ. Sources familiar with the Securities and exchange Commission’s plan to focus on… Read more »

Icahn and Fannie/ Freddie, My Brother’s a Millionaire, and the Battle Between Fear and Greed Jun4

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Icahn bought $51 mln in Fannie, Freddie shares – filing Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired about $51 million in the common shares of mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from mutual fund manager Fairholme Funds Inc in March, a court filing showed on Tuesday. Via Reuters The Moat, the Millions and the $50 Timex Watch The… Read more »

Our Global Fund Forum Is Taking Shape – New Guest Speakers Added May30

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The Global Fund Forum offers hedge fund managers and allocators an intensive two day networking experience that includes one-on-one meetings, structured networking lunches and nightly entertainment. The three day event will facilitate over a thousand customized one-on-one meetings between hedge funds and institutional and family office investors and promises to be a valuable use of… Read more »

Ackman Going Public, Transparency Rejection, and Piling into UCITs May29

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Ackman Said to Plan Public Hedge Fund in London One of Wall Street’s boldest investors, the billionaire hedge fund manager William A. Ackman, is building an unusual multibillion-dollar war chest. While hedge funds typically raise funds privately, the founder of the $13 billion Pershing Square Capital Management is planning to tap the public stock market. Mr…. Read more »

Medical Breakthrough Products: The Case for Long Term Growth May23

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The following white paper has been prepared exclusively for Hedge Connection. In 2012, healthcare expenditures were $2.8 trillion in the US and estimated to be nearly $7 trillion worldwide. V2M® Capital believes that, over the next several decades, the fastest growing sector of healthcare will be prescription drugs and medical devices and specifically medical breakthrough products, which address… Read more »