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California Retirement System To Pull 40% Of Its Hedge Fund Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The California Pension Fund (Calpers) has announced that it is cutting back on its investments into the hedge fund arena by 40%, the WSJ reports. A Calpers spokesman told the paper that the investment staff will […]

Hedge Fund Awards: JP Morgan Wins “Manager of the Year”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management (JPMAAM) has been named “Firm of the Year” among Large Fund of Hedge Funds managers at the 12th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. Institutional Investor presented the award at a ceremony […]

Hedge Funds Get $16.9 Billion in May but Underperform S&P 500

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $16.9 billion (0.7% of assets) in May, down slightly from $19.1 billion (0.8% of assets) in April. “Hedge funds raked in $72.2 […]

H1 2014 Global M&A Trend Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – H1 2014 (US$ 694.6bn) has been the most active half year for US M&A since H1 2007, up 98.3% from H1 2013 (US$ 350.2bn) and a 30% increase from H2 2013 (US$534.3bn), according to a new report […]

The June Eurekahedge Report: $200 Billion In New Hedge Fund Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds rebounded strongly in May following April’s and March’s losses to finish the month up 1.12%, Eurekahedge reports. All hedge fund regional mandates ended the month in positive territory and since January 2013, investors have […]

Hedge Funds Total Assets At $2.09 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In the May issue, The Eurekahedge Report found that hedge funds were up 0.78% year-to-date, with total assets of the global hedge fund industry at a new high of $2.09 trillion, with net asset inflows for […]

Agecroft Partners Estimates That 90% of Hedge Funds Use Social Media

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -   Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and Managing Partner, ae Agecroft Partners  has said that the use of social media has increased significantly within the hedge fund industry over the past couple of years. Social media […]

Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index Outperforms S&P 500 in Q1

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Eurekahedge North America Hedge Fund Index was up 2.25% in the first quarter of 2014, outperforming the S&P 500 index which gained 1.30% over the same period. Hedge funds are up 0.87% in Q1 2014, […]

Hennessee Index: Hedge Funds Down -0.48% In March 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.48% in March (+1.50% YTD), whilethe S&P 500 gained +0.69% (+1.30% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +0.83% (-0.72% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index declined -2.53% (+0.54% YTD). […]

Survey: Hedge Funds Struggling to Meet SEF Regulatory Preparedness

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the Dodd-Frank rule becoming effective for certain swaps to be mandatory when traded on Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), a new survey by IPC Systems finds that the hedge fund industry is underprepared to meet the requirements of these […]

Eurekahedge 2014 Index Up $30 Billion In Q1, Down In April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds started the first quarter of the year with another month of negative returns, down 0.18% in March as managers navigated through a choppy start to the year. However, strong returns posted by fund managers […]

Hedge Fund Manager Research Is Paramount Says Northern Trust Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds trailed the S&P 500 in 2013, the fifth year in a row. Yet, while hedge funds returned an average 7.4% last year, some investors saw double-digit returns from their hedge fund managers. According to […]

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