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Chicago Financial Communities raise over $670K for local charities at Hedge Funds Care Gala

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – On May 8, the Midwest financial community gathered at the 12th Annual Midwest “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit organized by Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC). The event raised over $670,000, which will be […]

KPMG acquires Rothstein Kass to take place of largest Hedge Fund Administrator

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and Rothstein Kass, a leading professional services firm in the hedge fund industry, have entered into an agreement by which most of the principals and employees of […]

Liquid Alternative market grows with launch of new funds from 361 Capital

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – Liquid alternatives have seen strong industry growth, outpacing traditional hedge funds, according to “Going Mainstream: Developments and Opportunities for Hedge Fund Managers in the ’40 Act Space,” an April 2014 study by Barclays Prime Services. The […]

Hedge Fund interest in Alternative Mutual Funds apparent at the FRA Establishing a ‘40 Act Alternative Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At almost every hedge fund conference, a panel or two will present on the pros and cons of liquid alternatives, but when an industry grows 45% in the twelve months ended October 31st, 2013 to $129.8B […]

Allegations of Fraud Plague Hedge Fund of Democratic Super-Donor

Fox News Blog – The former hedge fund of one of the Democratic Party’s most important donors was allegedly involved in a scheme to defraud foreign investors out of tens of millions of dollars, according to documents filed in a […]

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 […]

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