Author Archives: Aaron Wormus

About Aaron Wormus

Aaron Wormus works as the Managing Director of Website Creation at HedgeCo Networks and has worked with HedgeCo since the end of 2004. Prior to working with HedgeCo Networks, Aaron managed a private consulting firm based in Frankfurt, Germany. During this time he worked implementing back-end systems for clients ranging from telecommunications companies to mining companies and Silicon Valley software distributors. Aaron Wormus is a published author who has studied Information Technology and Journalism in Finland. His written work has been published in various technology magazines, translated into 5 European languages, as well as published book. Aaron regularly speaks at PHP Programming conferences, and is involved in the organization of his local technology user group.

Don’t be surprised if your Hedge Fund gets a Subpoena

I received this email from Daniel Viola  at Sadis & Goldberg LLP this morning Don’t be surprised if you receive a subpoena or are contacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).   The SEC has significantly increased its enforcement efforts since the recent discovery of certain high profile Ponzi schemes.  Effective August 11, 2009, the SEC has also made it […]

HedgeCo Hedge Fund Blog hits #6 in the top 10 Hedge Fund Blogs

Just wanted to congratulate all of our great bloggers for getting us on the top 10 Hedge Fund Blogs list from Also on the list are: FT Alphaville FiNTAG Hedge Fund Hedge Fund Law Blog Hedge Fund News HedgeWorld Hedgefund$ Weblog The Hedge Fund Implode-o-Meter

Colony Capital (owners of Michael Jackson’s Neverland) to IPO

Market Watch, with the help of regulatory filings has released an article which indicates that Colony Capital is raising money for an upcoming IPO: Colony Financial Inc. will be a real estate investment trust managed by a subsidiary of Colony Capital. The new REIT plans to mainly buy, originate and manage commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate-related debt […]

Bull Path Launches a unique Long / Short Mutual Fund

It’s a big day for the team over at Bull Path Funds! With the the v2 launch of their website (created by none other than the HedgeCo Hedge Fund website team) they have cracked the lid off of their unique Long/Short strategy Mutual Fund. The Bull Path Long Short Fund adopts a strategy developed and run by Bull Path Capital […]

Free Hedge Fund Calculator Subscriptions – TODAY ONLY

Follow @hedge_funds in twitter and send a Direct Message (or an @reply) to @hedge_funds and you WILL get a free 3-month subscription to the Hedge Fund Calculator. This offer is good TODAY ONLY (expires on June 18th) so get on twitter and send us a message as fast as soon as you can! Click here to request your FREE Calculator […]

Weevlis fight Weeds in the Hedge Fund Capital

As I was browsing through Bloomberg’s news and found this rather uncharacteristic story in the feed. It’s a good read It isn’t just hedge funds troubling fund capital Greenwich, Connecticut. It’s hedges. A fast-growing vine known as mile-a-minute weed, or the kudzu of the North, is stalking hedges, shrubs and trees in the town 27 miles (43 kilometers) north of […]

Help us expand our Twitter Follower Base & win Free Stuff!

Greetings Readers! This week I’m taking a bit of time out of my schedule to work on expanding the “Social Media Footprint” of HedgeCo Networks. We understand the importance of interaction with the broader hedge fund community, and to this effect, we are as active on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter as time will permit. This week I’m going to be […]

Great Hedge Fund Video: H-E-D-G-E by Merle Hazard

Happy Tuesday, I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend! I got to my desk this morning, and found that someone had IM’d me this video over the weekend. It’s a great country song by Merle Hazard about Hedge funds, sung as a spoof of D-I-V-O-R-C-E. Worth a watch Have a great week! PS: We’re working on a […]

Redemptions sink Satellite Asset Management

Reuters reported yesterday that according to Satellite Asset Management’s website (currently down), they have closed their fund and attributed it to “client withdrawals”. Satellite Asset Management LP, a $2.8 billion (1.84 billion pounds) hedge fund founded by former employees of billionaire George Soros, is closing down because of client withdrawals, Bloomberg said on its website late Friday. The New York-based […]

Bill McIntosh speaks with Hedge Fund Manager Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates

Jim Chanos, the founder and managing partner of Kynikos Associates, is likely the most successful pure equities short seller in global markets. Kynikos’ flagship Ursus short bias fund has grown steadily for over two decades and now manages over an estimated $4 billion. The recent bear market has helped the fund earn strong returns, furthering a reputation that was very […]