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Hedge fund performers

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The top sectors in the year to date.

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Cheyne hedge fund spots RBS opportunity

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M&A is on the up again and hedge funds are getting ready – last week we revealed Cheyne Capital had raised over $100 mln for an event-driven fund.

The fund will concentrate on ‘hard’ news (as opposed to rumours of deals), but, as suggested in their name, such funds can look at a wider range of events than just M&A, including restructurings, debt refinancings, asset sales, share buybacks and so on.

Scarcity sells: M&G on Reuters Insider

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M&G’s Portfolio Manager Greg Aldridge talks about strategy of their Global Growth Fund, which targets companies like Johnson & Johnson and Nestle with scarce assets they judge under-appreciated.

Morning line-up: Soros, Ponzi, and steamrollers

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News and views on the fund industry from Reuters and elsewhere:

RTR1SGF8Soros talks to Reuters TV

Guilty plea in Ponzi case – WSJ

Newcits over-rated? – FTAdviser

Nickels; steamrollers – FT

Pension issue solved: go limp – Indy

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