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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 […]

Occitan Capital Partners To Shut Down, US Hedge Funds Snapping Up Employees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Dow Jones reports that London-based hedge fund Occitan Capital Partners will shut down due to 2 years of poor returns. The hedge fund was backed by asset managers Nomura and Boussard & Gavaudan. US hedge funds […]

Frontier hedge fund investors eye Iraq

Risk – A slate of telecoms IPOs and efforts to modernize banking regulations have some frontier market hedge funds enthused about prospects for Iraqi equities as institutional investors sit on the sidelines After a decade of war and destruction, efforts […]

Hedge Fund People: BTIG Expands in Australia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BTIG Australia Limited, the Australian affiliate of BTIG, LLC, is expanding its Sydney office with the appointment of Rob Farrington and Andrew Manchee. “Rob and Andrew have a great depth of experience covering a variety of […]

Hedge Fund Manager Convicted by Jury In Black Diamond Ponzi Scheme

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A Federal jury has convicted a certified public accountant Jonathan D. Davey, 48, of Newark, Ohio, of four criminal charges relating to an investment fraud conspiracy, the FBI reports. The federal indictment, returned in February 2012, […]

Charges Allege $311 Million Global Hedge Fund Fraud Scheme

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An indictment was filed and an information unsealed today charging two business associates in the hedge fund management industry with defrauding institutional investors and causing collective losses of more than $311 million, announced United States Attorney […]

Hedge Fund Launch: Neuberger Berman Introduces Dynamic Real Return Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global employee-controlled money manager, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, has launched a multi-asset class fund to hedge against inflation. The Neuberger Berman Dynamic Real Return Fund leverages portfolio management capabilities across the firm, with investments in inflation sensitive […]

Year End Tax Update: Important Tax Issues to Consider

With President Obama re-elected, now is the time for hedge fund managers to consider some important tax issues and potential law changes.  The possible expiration of Bush-era tax cuts, enactment of several new provisions, and not much time left in […]

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