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Hedge Fund Managers, The Mayor And Republicans Join The Fight For Same Sex Marriage in NY

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A group of three hedge fund managers, Paul E. Singer, a “top-tier Republican donor,” Steven A. Cohen and Clifford S. Asness have decided to back, financially and otherwise, the establishment of same-sex marriage in the state of […]

Hedge Fund Acquisitions: Northern Trust/Omnium

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Investment management giant, Northern Trust, with over $662.2 billion in assets under management, has acquired Omnium LLC, a hedge fund administrator with approximately $70 billion in assets. Omnium’s staff will be integrated into Northern Trust’s Corporate […]

BNY Mellon Acquires Wealth Management Arm of Hedge Fund Manager Talon

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Investment management firm, BNY Mellon, is in the process of acquiring Chicago-based Talon Asset Management’s wealth management operations, which have more than $800 million in assets under management. Talon is one of the region’s premier independent […]

Activist Hedge Fund Challenges Board At Fisher Communications

New York (HedgeCo.net) – FrontFour Master Fund, Ltd., an affiliate of hedge fund investor FrontFour Capital Group LLC., has written a letter to the stockholders of Fisher Communications, Inc., criticizing the current board of directors and nominating new candidates. Fisher’s […]

Hedge Fund Backed Mega-Quarry Riles Up Local Farmers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Highland Companies, backed by Boston-based hedge fund Baupost Group, is seeing local opposition to its new Canadian mega-quarry plans. The group of protesters yesterday passed the half-way mark of their 5 day, 119 kilometer march.  The group of residents, farmers […]

Medley Capital Acquires Hedge Fund Manager Viathon

New York (HedgeCo.net) – NY-based Medley Capital LLC has announced the acquisition of credit hedge fund manager Viathon Capital LP and all its related entities. “This transaction combines the analytical and credit strengths of the two organizations.” Brook Taube, Managing […]

Man Acquires $800 Million Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund giant Man Group plc., yesterday entered into an agreement to take full ownership through its US subsidiaries of Ore Hill Partners LLC and Ore Hill Partners Capital Management LLC (together, Ore Hill). “We are extremely excited […]

Hedge Fund Acquisitions: Magnetar Buys Metallurgical and Steam Coal Company

New York (HedgeCo.net) – $7.5 billion hedge fund investor Magnetar Capital announced that Lightfoot Capital Partners, LP has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its interests in International Resource Partners LP, a metallurgical and steam coal company, to James […]

Hedge Fund Service Expansion: DMS Management (Hong Kong) Limited

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Cayman Islands hedge fund firm, DMS Management Ltd, has opened a representative office in the Asia-Pacific region: DMS Management (Hong Kong) Limited. Supported by DMS’ Cayman office, the hedge fund firm hopes to strengthen the relationships between Hong […]

Hedge Fund Owns 24 Texas Shopping Centers

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm has made over $100 million in acquisitions in the past 30 days. The most recent of three purchases made by Investcorp over the past 30 days was the […]

Activist Hedge Funds: Ramius Challenges Immersion Choice of Directors

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Alternative investment and hedge fund advisor Ramius Value and Opportunity Advisors LLC, a subsidiary of Ramius LLC., (Ramius) has challenged the board of top touch technology company Immersion to elect a new Director. Ramius also nominated […]

Hedge Fund Richie Capital Challenges Court’s Decision Against Victims Rights

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund investment firm, Ritchie Capital Management, L.L.C., has filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari (a formal written order seeking judicial review), asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review decisions of the Minnesota Federal District Court […]

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