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CrowdAlliance Launches New Equity Technology Platform To Connect Companies and Accredited Investors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CrowdAlliance, part of the Asset Alliance group of companies, designed and developed a state-of-the-art technology platform for issuers and accredited investors to meet in a unique online interactive marketplace. The CrowdAlliance platform will enable accredited investors […]

Joe Torre to Present manager of Marathon Asset Management with “Award for Caring”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former New York Yankees Manager, Chairman of The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, and prior recipient of the Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC) award, Joe Torre, will present Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards with the […]

Hedge Fund Care to Honor Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit on Thursday March […]

Hedge funds get bigger as returns get smaller

Hedge funds just keep getting larger and larger. Too bad their returns aren’t. Money invested in these high-octane investment vehicles surged 17% to a record $2.6 trillion in 2013, according to a report from Hedge Fund Research Inc. But Hedge […]

Michael Zimmerman’s Hedge Fund Anticipates 2014 Mobile Shopping Revolution

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Michael Zimmerman of hedge fund Prentice Capital Management LP believes mobile shopping will change the way we shop, an evolution that is already happening. Online sales on Christmas Day were up 16.5 percent over last year while […]

Hedge Fund Winton Capital Plans U.S. Office

Winton Capital Management, the fourth largest European hedge fund by assets under management, is planning to open a U.S. office in the summer, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is part of a broader global expansion that […]

Exclusive bank-owned FX platform to open doors to hedge funds

(Reuters) – ParFX, a currency trading platform launched to curb the advantage of high-frequency traders, will allow hedge funds to join banks in its trade to increase liquidity and create a wider trading community. The platform, featuring technology to level […]

Charlie Ergen and hedge funds fighting over LightSquared loan

Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen is again fighting with a group of hedge funds that hold LightSquared’s bank debt, this time over which side should be providing a short-term bankruptcy loan to keep LightSquared afloat. In a Thursday filing […]

Hedge funds take fee cut, rework ’2- 20′ rule

Business Standard – Barely a year old, the Indian hedge fund sector is already experimenting with the global standard fee structure for such investment vehicles. Hedge funds the world over typically charge a two per cent management fee and also […]

Hedge Funds Reduce Gold Bull Bets Amid Record Outflows

Bloomberg – Hedge funds got less bullish on gold before prices dropped to the lowest level since 2010, leaving the metal poised for the worst annual loss in 32 years as investors dump bullion at a record pace. Money managers […]

Robert W. Wilson leaps to his death at 87; hedge-fund founder and philanthropist

Washington Post – Robert W. Wilson, a retired New York hedge-fund founder who committed his life to donating his fortune to charities, died Dec. 23 in Manhattan. He was 87. He leaped from his 16th-floor residence at the San Remo […]

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman goes after Herbalife again

The Business Journal – Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman isn’t done with Herbalife. In a letter to investors this week, Ackman claims that allegedly sketchy recruiting methods used by Herbalife distributors is continuing, even though the company promised the methods […]

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