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Blackstone’s New “Big Bet” Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is preparing to launch a new hedge fund that will will have to up to 30 teams of seasoned investors with $100 million each to play with, according to a report by […]

SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rules

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for asset-backed securities (ABS) to enhance transparency, better protect investors, and facilitate capital formation in the securitization market. The […]

AllianceBernstein Continues Liquid Alts Push With New Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – AllianceBernstein is no stranger to alternative investments – the firm overseas and manages $18 billion in alternative investment strategies, $4 billion of which is in liquid alternatives. In 2010, the firm purchased the alternative investment business […]

BNY Mellon Loses Argentina Trustee Role, Sued by Hedge Funds

Zacks – The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK – Analyst Report), the center of legal dispute that pushed Argentina to default for the second time in 13 years, is no longer authorized to operate in the country. The […]

Top Hedge Funds In Q2: Citadel, Renaissance & Millennium Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A review of 2014 Q2 13F filings by US-based pure play hedge funds show that information technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q2 2014, with Allergan and […]

Hedge Fund Mergers: Kanaly Trust Partners With Meritage Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – $2 billion adviser and wealth management firm Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital, a $1.1 billion SEC-registered investment adviser specializing in differentiated hedge fund solutions. “As Kanaly sees itself as a firm that listens to […]

Citigroup To Stop Selling Hedge Fund Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc has been restricted from selling hedge funds investments and private-equity funds to high net worth clients, the WSJ reports. Citigroup, in JUly of this year, has also agreed to pay approximately $7 billion for its […]

Man Group Expands US Hedge Fund Business With Acquisition Of Pine Grove

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group plc has acquired US-based fund of hedge fund manager Pine Grove Asset Management LLC., which has approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management. The transaction enhances Man Group’s presence in the US and adds […]

Preqin Report: Investors To Maintain Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund performance was mixed in the first half of the year, with almost all strategy benchmarks for 2014 YTD returning less than in the same period last year, the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H2 2014, […]

Hedge Fund Manager & “Martha Stewart of Marijuana” Co-Hosts The Global Cannabis Summit

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Cheryl Shuman, the first Cannabis entrepreneur to manage a $100 million hedge fund to invest in the cannabis businesses, has been called upon to consult and co-host at the GreenRush Financial Conference being held in Seattle, […]

BoA Admits Disclosure Failures to Settle SEC Charges, $245 Million Settlement

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC reports today that The Bank of America (BoA) has admitted that it failed to inform investors during the financial crisis about known uncertainties to future income from its exposure to repurchase claims on mortgage […]

New CIP Requirements Proposed By FinCEN

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – FrontLine Compliance reports that FinCEN is proposing new rules for broker-dealers and mutual funds. The latest proposal would require firms to update their CIP Programs for legal entity customers, such as partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. […]

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator: August notifications 4.19%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Forward Redemption Indicator for August shows notifications of 4.19%. This figure is up from 3.15% in July. SS&C GlobeOp’s data on the GlobeOp platform represents approximately 10% of the hedge […]

AIMA: The Case For Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published “The Case for Hedge Funds”, a compilation of AIMA’s thought-leadership research since the global financial crisis. The 28-page booklet summarises the themes […]

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    Bloomberg – Tax lawyer Robert Wellen’s telephone keeps ringing with calls from hedge-fund executives he’s never met. They’re desperate for clues about the Treasury Department’s planned crackdown on corporate inversions, overseas mergers that cut companies’ U.S. tax payments. The barrage […]

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    Friday, August 29, 2014 : Permalink

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    Friday, August 29, 2014 : Permalink

    Reuters – A federal judge on Wednesday [Aug. 27] ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers to face a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that its bad accounting advice was a substantial cause of the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd., a brokerage run […]

  • Merck to Comply With Hedge Fund’s Subpoena
    Friday, August 29, 2014 : Permalink

    New Jersey Law Journal – Merck must hand over internal documents related to its valuation of an osteoporosis drug it developed, thanks to a New Jersey federal judge’s decision. In Biotechnology Value Fund v. Celera, U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas Arpert […]

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    Friday, August 29, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Shocking stats continue to make news regarding America’s preparedness for retirement, including the fact that one of five citizens near retirement age have zero money put away for the golden years, according to statistics recently released […]

  • BTIG Launches Chicago-based FX Desk
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new Chicago-based FX desk with the hires of Michael Artim, Brandon Walsh and Chris Karabelas. Since […]

  • Carne launches new edition of UCITS guide for fund managers
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet has proved popular with product development teams seeking practical guidance on distributing funds under the UCITS IV Directive. The new edition of […]

  • High Water Women’s 10th Annual Backpack Drive Delivers 12,300 Backpacks to Children in Need
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 : Permalink

    High Water Women’s 10th annual Backpack Drive will bring together 350 financial services industry volunteers to assemble a record 12,300 backpacks for tri-state area children in need. This year’s drive takes place August 8th through 14th at the New York […]

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