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INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR: Will investors stick with hedge funds?

Armínio Fraga knows a thing or two about how to handle a lousy economy. The former emerging-markets portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management and founder, chairman and CIO of 7.4 billion-reais ($3.25 billion), Rio de Janeiro–based investment firm Gávea Investimentos … Continue reading

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ABSOLUTE RETURN-ALPHA MAGAZINE Brazilian hedge funds: Pushing Brazil forward

After surging in 2009, the country’s managers stalled after developing the world’s sixth-largest hedge fund industry. In an effort to restart, they are trying to move beyond their traditional offerings When U.S. citizen Michelle Noyes joined BRZ Asset Management in … Continue reading

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Brazil Takes Off (Hedge Funds)

Strong performance draws assets back to hedge funds, but how long can it last? Brazil is flying high again—financial markets are soaring and the hedge fund industry is following suit. After big losses in 2008, Brazilian hedge funds have posted … Continue reading

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