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Hedge Fund GLG Sued By Tabloid Magnate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The founder of the Northern & Shell media group which publishes sex and celebrity magazines is suing GLG, one of Man Group’s hedge funds, “for losses on an investment he (Richard Desmond) said was too complex […]

AIMA announces new Chair and Deputy Chair of Investor Steering Committee

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The global hedge fund association(AIMA) has announced a new Chair and Deputy Chair of the AIMA Investor Steering Committee (ISC), which features leading institutional investors in hedge funds from around the world and undertakes educational initiatives. […]

SAC Capital: Hedge Fund Billionaire’s Baseball Dreams Fall Through

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  N.Y. District Judge Richard Sullivan has signed off on a $900 million judgment, part of the $1.2 billion settlement reached by the SEC and hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen. The settlement is the largest insider trading penalty […]

Currencies funds feel strain of US deadlock

New York – Currencies traders do not know which way to turn. This was meant to be the year the dollar would come roaring back against other major currencies, as the US recovery picked up steam and the Federal Reserve […]

Three US Financiers To Share The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences to Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller “for their empirical analysis of asset prices.” The prize amount is SEK 8 million ($1.2 […]

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 […]

Hedge Funds Are Testing The Advertising Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds seem to be wary of being the first to advertise under the new JOBs Act. Evan Rapoport, founder of industry portal HedgeCo.net, said yesterday. “While hedge funds are finally allowed to advertise, we believe that funds […]

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 […]

Hedge Fund Receives Confiscated Art As Compensation For Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund Heathfield Capital Limited has received eighteen pieces of contemporary art including pieces by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko and Damien Hirst. The artwork has been valued at approximately $33 million. The New York-based hedge fund was a […]

Bird Flu Scare Runs Morgan Stanley Event Out Of Asia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morgan Stanley has decided to postpone and move it’s hedge fund showcase from Shanghai to New York because of the rise in cases of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in China, Bloomberg reports. Some investors and managers refused […]

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 […]

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