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Discount Fees Attracts Money to BlackRock Style Advantage Fund

August 3, 2017 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

At a time when many, if not most hedge funds are losing assets, one fund has doubled its assets over the past six months. BlackRock’s Style Advantage fund grew to $1.6 billion during the first half of 2017 doing something other funds have been fearful of doing: charging less than the almost sacred 1% management […]

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Gei Lin Leaving London, Heading to New York to Start Own Hedge Fund

June 19, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

Former macro portfolio manager at the London office of Capula Investment Management jumped ship, returned to New York, and is launching hedge fund of his own. Gei Lin was portfolio manager in the global rates business at BlackRockin New York before heading east to London to join Capula in July 2012 to work their systematic […]

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Andy Stewart Joining BlackRock Inc

March 24, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The world’s biggest asset manager, BlackRock Inc. hired Andy Stewart to co-lead the group that runs real estate, hedge fund and private equity fund-of-funds investments. Stewart will share the responsibility with Matthew Botein. Stewart is from the Credit Suisse Group AG. Stewart, who is 38 years old, will lead the business management and strategic growth […]

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Investors Warn Barnier Over New Financial Regulations

July 12, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Twenty leading fund management firms are warning the commissioner in charge of European financial regulation Michel Barnier that new regulations designed to limit certain hedge fund practices could harm the financial sector’s ability to function efficiently. Some of the firms which joined in the letter that was sent to Barnier include Allianz, BlackRock, Fidelity and […]

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