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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 […]

Hedge Funds Outperform Underlying Markets In January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds surpassed the MSCI World Index by over 3% in January, according to new data from the February 2014 Eurekahedge report. Almost 90% of fund managers outperformed underlying markets during the month. Final figures for […]

Activist Hedge Fund To Claw Back Its Breadsticks

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of the largest shareholders of Darden Restaurants, Starboard Value LP, has joined another activist investor, New York-based hedge fund Barington Capital Group LP, who said it is “evaluating all options” to provide a way “for shareholders to have […]

Hedge Funds Shortlisted For ‘The AIF Factor’ Competition In Amsterdam

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Six alternative investment funds have been selected from over 60 entries to compete in ‘The AIF Factor’ at next week’s 3rd Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF), organised by ABN AMRO Clearing. Delegates comprising more than 200 institutional […]

Hedge Fund Compensation Up 16% In 2013, Bonuses Up 30%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedgies received increases in both base salary and year-end bonuses according to Benchmark Compensation’s 2014 Hedge Fund Compensation Report. The average cash compensation was up again in 2013 and came in at $330,000. Base salary played a […]

Activist Hedge Funds Fight For Media Company Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Minnesota-based entertainment company ValueVision Media has rejected proposals by $1.5 billion activist hedge fund Clinton Group to hold a shareholder meeting in order to elect a new CEO and board of directors. The Clinton Group then joined […]

Hedge Fund Giant Man Reports FUM Of $52.5 billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man announced in its interim management statement for the quarter ended 30 September 2013, that its funds under management (FUM) at 30 September 2013 has reached $52.5 billion with net inflows of $0.7 billion. “The net […]

8 Hedge Funds File For Advertising Exemption

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Since Obama’s Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBs Act), the ban on hedge fund advertising has been lifted. The JOBS Act became law in March 2012 and made the initial recommendation to allow “general solicitation” for […]

Hedge Fund Industry Took In $8.2 Billion In July 2013

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  - BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in a net $8.2 billion (0.4% of assets) in July 2013, reversing an $8.9 billion outflow in June, according to estimates based on […]

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