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Buffett Compares Federal Reserve To Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – “The Fed is the greatest hedge fund in history.” Hedge fund pioneer and billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett said while delivering a speech to the students at at Georgetown University in Washington. The Fed is generating “$80 billion or $90 […]

28 US Hedge Fund Managers Make It Into Forbes 400

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In this year’s Forbes 400, the magazine’s annual list of the richest people in the US, are twenty eight hedge fund managers, Forbes magazine reports. To even show up on the 2013 list, one must have over $1.3 […]

Mariner Signs Up For United Nations-supported Principles For Responsible Investment

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  Mariner Investment Group, a $10 billion hedge fund manager, has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) as of August 22, 2013, the WSJ reports. The United Nations-supported PRI Initiative is an international network […]

Citigroup Dumps Hedge Funds To Comply With Volcker Regulations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In order to comply with coming regulatory changes, Citigroup sold more than $6 billion in private equity and hedge fund assets in the past month, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters report. “Citigroup last week sold […]

Daniel Loeb’s Hedge Fund Buys $112m In Disney Stock

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist investor Daniel Loeb and his hedge fund Third Point LLC, has acquired an approximate $112 million stake in Disney, according to report by Bloomberg this morning. Third Point now owns 1% or 1.8 million shares […]

Investors and Hedge Fund Managers to Convene at 20th Annual Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over 600 of the most influential private equity investors and dealmakers, including over 100 limited partners are planning to convene at the 20th annual Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference on September 26-27, 2013. The event will be held at […]

Soros Private Fund Invests $150M In Brazil 4G Startup

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – George Soros’s private hedge fund is investing $150 million into the development of the 4G market in Brazil. Industry resource TelecomPaper reports: “Brazilian start-up On Telecom has announced the launch of operations, with plans to offer a […]

George Clooney Slams Hedge Funds: They Have “No Conscience”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – George Clooney went on a tirade against hedge fund billionaire Daniel Loeb, who after acquiring a 7 percent stake in Sony, is looking to spin off part of its entertainment arm that will include a Hollywood movie studio and […]

Overstock CEO Mocks Hedge Fund Giant’s Downfall

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CEO and Chairman of Overstock.com Patrick Byrne took out a strange full page advert in the Wall Street Journal in order to mock SAC Capital’s Steve Cohen, calling him a “Sith Lord.” Byrne become known for his […]

The New York Society of Security Analysts Program to Discuss Hedge Funds Impact on the Markets

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) has partnered with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable to create a distinguished panel of hedge fund experts who will discuss the risks and rewards of having hedge funds in your portfolio, […]

SAC: Hedge Fund Billionaire Escapes Prosecution

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - The billionaire hedge fund manager of SAC Capital won’t face any charges as the prosecution has decided that there isn’t enough evidence against him, WSJ reports. It seems that Steven Cohen has beat the statute of limitations for […]

Hedge Fund Sues Government Over Fannie & Freddie Bailout

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund Perry Capital is suing the federal government for allegedly seizing the profits of mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac illegally, WSJ reports. The lawsuit alleges that “The Treasury Department and the Federal Housing […]

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