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India Hedge Funds Soar On Modi Expectations

India-focused hedge funds have been the best in the world this year, buoyed by excitement about the reforms expected from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Indian hedge funds are up 26% through July, according to Eurekahedge—an impressive result, given the generally anemic returns posted by hedge funds around the world. The average Asian hedge funds, for example, have returned only 3.5% this year.   Via Finalternatives

Michael-Cohen-Och-ZiffOch-Ziff Linked To Robert Mugabe Election Funding

Michael Cohen, a Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC executive in charge of selecting European and African investments, helped his employer to invest in the Central African Mining and Exploration Company (Camec) traded in London’s AIM exchange, Cam Simpson and Jesse Westbrook  report for Businesweek. Camec explored and traded rights to mines with precious metals. Cohen recommended the investment as he saw growth potential in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) mining assets being developed by Camec.   Via ValueWalk

Hutchin Hill, Citadel See Assets Jump as Pensions Call

Neil Chriss is hitting his stride. The math doctorate turned hedge-fund manager founded Hutchin Hill Capital LP more than six years ago and built it to cater to large investors. After posting annualized returns of 12 percent, about six times the average of his peers, he finds himself in the sweet spot for fundraising. Hutchin Hill’s multistrategy approach is the most popular hedge fund style this year, helping the New York-based firm double assets by attracting $1.2 billion.   Via Bloomberg


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