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Multi-Strategy Funds Win Big At The Hedge Funds Review Americas Awards 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge Funds Review and partner BarclayHedge have announced the winners of this years “Hedge Funds Review Americas Awards 2014.” Multi-strategy hedge funds were the big winners at the Hedge Funds Review Americas Awards, with Whitebox Advisors named ‘Best […]

California Retirement System To Pull 40% Of Its Hedge Fund Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The California Pension Fund (Calpers) has announced that it is cutting back on its investments into the hedge fund arena by 40%, the WSJ reports. A Calpers spokesman told the paper that the investment staff will […]

Convergence Opens Hedge Fund To Qualified Investors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – California-based hedge fund manager, Convergence Capital Management Group LLC., is opening its absolute return diversified multi-strategy fund, Convergence Capital Partners Fund I LP. to qualified investors. The Fund was launched in May 2013 and has since returned 20.8% gross in fees. Richard […]

Report: Hedge Fund Forum on Diversity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in partnership with GCM Grosvenor and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), recently collaborated with investors representing over $300 billion in assets to host a Hedge Fund Forum on Diversity. The Forum, […]

Hedge Fund People: Samuel Farahnak As A Black Diamond Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – $8 billion hedge fund firm Black Diamond Capital Management, has appointed Samuel Farahnak as a Director in its Private Equity business. Mr. Farahnak will focus on identifying and evaluating controlling equity investments and M&A opportunities. “Sam’s […]

Hedge Fund Omni Partners Obtains Licence Under AIFMD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Steve Clark’s hedge fund, Omni Partners LLP, has been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) for a licence under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”). “It is Omni’s aim to be at the spearhead of […]

Senate: Hedge Funds Used “Basket Options” To Dodge Taxes

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over a dozen hedge funds are accused of misusing a complex financial structure to claim billions of dollars in unjustified tax savings and to avoid leverage limits that protect the financial system from risky debt, a Senate […]

Hedge Funds Not Ready For AIFMD, Research Says

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research by BNY Mellon highlights a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation. While 82 per cent of managers canvassed confirmed […]

HedgeCoVest “The Hedge Fund Alternative Investment Platform” Adds Another Industry Leader

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  - HedgeCo Networks, LLC, a preeminent service provider to the hedge fund industry and operator of the world’s most trafficked data base for hedge fund information (Hedgeco.Net) is pleased to announce that Pershing Advisor Solutions has been selected as […]

Study: The Majority of Hedge Funds Are Unprepared For AIFMD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With around one week to go before the deadline for authorisation, some 47 percent of alternative investment fund managers participating in a snapshot global survey have still not filed under the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive […]

Top Hedge Fund Strategies: Driven, Long/Short Equity, Fundamental and Emerging Markets Equity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Sentiment Survey reports that the second half of 2014 looks set to be a strong period for capital allocations to hedge funds. Of the investors surveyed, 97% indicated that they […]

Hedge Fund Research: Highly Disproportionate Inflows into Non-U.S. Equities Persist

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that U.S. investors have overwhelmingly favored non-U.S. equities this year. While U.S. equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have received $12.6 billion, global equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have raked […]

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