Knighthead, other Agrokor lenders face refinancing

The Croatian conglomerate released a creditor settlement framework on Tuesday, creating open questions about payouts.

Activist activity hits new heights in record breaking first quarter

Managers engaging in new activist campaigns deployed $25 billion of capital in Q1 2018.

AQR invests in six new SPACs during the first quarter

The $90 billion hedge fund manager has scooped up shares in several blank-check companies amid the continued resurgence in SPAC transactions

AQR invests in six new SPACs during the first quarter

The $90 billion hedge fund manager has scooped up shares in several blank-check companies amid the continued resurgence in SPAC transactions

Hedge fund favorite Altaba faces uncertain future

Altaba’s CEO told Absolute Return that a potential liquidation would be ‘complex’ and raise unprecedented issues.

And the winner is…

Citadel named firm of the year at 13th annual Absolute Return Awards dinner held in New York on March 8, 2018.



Indices: MBS returns rise as global benchmarks fall

Global benchmarks and all regional databases fail to make gains in early March estimates.


Asset Flows: Convertible and equity arbitrage funds attract most new capital in February

Commodities funds lose the most to outflows after a robust January.

Headcount – Maverick moves into quant

Maverick Capital’s latest hires mirror its shift toward quant strategies.