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Volcker Rule: New Legislation May Affect Hedge Fund Prime Brokers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As regulators prepare to vote on the proposed Volcker legislation that restricts banks from making risky bets, Albert Kyle at the University of Maryland says that the new rules may make hedge fund investments riskier unless their broker dealers […]

High Speed Trader Charged With Manipulating Futures Contracts To The Tune Of $20 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The CFTC has filed a civil an enforcement action in New York against Donald R. Wilson and his company, DRW Investments, for unlawfully manipulating the price of a futures contract. The CFTC claims that the defendants […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager To Go Ahead With Sandy Donations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers has updated us here at HedgeCo saying, ” On the eve of Sandy, I’ve decided to waive the criterion on Banksy and just donate the money to benefit underpriviledged children. I still have […]

Hedge Fund Manager Endorses Bitcoin

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Michael Novogratz, co-CIO of macro funds at hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group has said that Bitcoin could be used as a cheaper way of transferring money in countries with weak banking systems. “Put a little […]

Will New SEC Rules Allowing General Solicitation By Hedge Funds Impact Florida Businesses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Miami Finance Forum and Bilzin Sumberg will be hosting and presenting a panel discussion of certain implications and anticipated market developments resulting from the SEC’s recent rule amendments allowing general solicitation of investors in private placement […]

Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged up to $10 million in an effort to fund Head Start programs that could no longer operate due to the government shutdown. “Early childhood programs for […]

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 […]

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