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Bloomberg Markets To Sponsor A Panel Of Hedge Fund Experts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bloomberg Markets magazine announced today that it is bringing together a group of experts to help hedge funds and other alternative structures increase transparency and define marketing practices in the wake of the JOBs act. As […]

Blackstone To Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is preparing to launch a new hedge fund that will make “make big, bold bets”, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The company is planning on starting a fund with a […]

Hedge Funds Go Bullish On Sugar As Drought Threatens Supply

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  - Hedge funds have increased their stakes in the sugar industry due to extremely dry weather in developing countries, Bloomberg reports. Agricultural output in Brazil,which is the leading global sugar harvester, is suffering from the effects of a severe […]

SkyBridge to Take Over PBS’ Wall Street Week

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CNBC’s Susan Krakower and Raymond Borelli are set to oversee creative development, programming and distribution plans for the revival of PBS’ “Wall Street Week”, with hedge fund giant Skybridge Capital talking the lead. At its peak, the 1970′s […]

IBM Moves to Deliver Cyber Security to Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to IBM’s 2014 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly, the financial services industry offers hackers significant potential payoff, accounting for over 20% of all security incidents. “ACE IT Solutions has partnered with IBM to provide security services that […]

Hedge Funds Investors Return to the Bond Market, Just Not to PIMCO

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Liquid alternative mutual funds continue to be the fastest growing segment of the open-end mutual fund industry based on asset flows through March 31, 2014, as reported by Morningstar in their monthly Morningstar Direct U.S. Open-End Asset […]

Exis Hedge Fund Manager To Auction Off His Art Collection

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The former manager of the now shut down hedge fund Exis Capital Management is selling off around 400 pieces of artwork, Bloomberg reports. Sotheby’s will start selling the pieces in New York this summer. The auction house said […]

Showtime To Air Pilot About Hedge Fund Billionaires

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Showtime has picked up a drama pilot written by CNBC co-anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin and “Ocean’s Thirteen” writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien. “Billions is a fictional drama that focuses on the collision and, at times, collusion between an aggressive U.S. attorney in […]

The Hedgemaster Reports on Ukraine’s Breakthrough

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund billionaire George Soros put out a statement obtained by HedgeCo, regarding the violent uprising in the Ukrane: “Following a crescendo of terrifying violence, the Ukrainian uprising has had a surprisingly positive outcome.” Soros said, “Contrary to […]

Retired Hedge Fund Manager Raises Funds To Rival Koch Super-Pac

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Tom Steyer, Billionaire and founder of hedge fund Farallon Capital Management is raising funds for his super-pac NextGen Climate Action. The NYT reports that Tom Steyer seeks to rival the conservative political group funded by Charles and David […]

Activist Hedge Fund To Claw Back Its Breadsticks

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of the largest shareholders of Darden Restaurants, Starboard Value LP, has joined another activist investor, New York-based hedge fund Barington Capital Group LP, who said it is “evaluating all options” to provide a way “for shareholders to have […]

Justice Department Probes Hedge Fund Dealings in Libya

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The US Justice Department has started looking at banks, hedge funds and private equity funds that may have broken anti-bribery laws in their dealings with the Libyan sovereign wealth fund, which is run by Libya’s government, WSJ reports. […]

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