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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds pledge $2.2 trillion of collateral assets to banks in 2017: hedge fund news, week 28

In the week ending 13 July, 2018, some $2.2 trillion of collateral assets have been pledged to the major banks from hedge funds in 2017. Total pledged collateral from non-hedge funds sources amount to $1.5 trillion.

BlackRock is planning to raise $3.5 billion for investments in energy infrastructure, its largest alternative investment fund yet; AE Industrial Partners has closed has closed its second fund at $1.3 billion

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