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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. Ackman is aiming to raise billions of dollars for a closed-end fund that could list on the London Stock Exchange as soon as this summer, according to three people briefed on the matter but not authorized to discuss it… Via The New York Times

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Hedge Fund Investors Rejecting Firms Over Transparency

Investors and regulators have grown hoarse demanding increased transparency from alternative investment firms, and the industry has responded, to an extent. But the response from at least some firms hasn’t satisfied some potential clients—and it is costing them money, according to a new survey… Via FINalternatives

Alt UCITs Gaining Speed, As Hedge Funds Pile In

Inflows into alternative UCITs (EU investment vehicles that allow asset managers to reach investors throughout the EU) fell last month to €4.2 billion bringing the monthly average to €5 billion for the year, but this is still roughly twice the rate as last year… Via ValueWalk

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