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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 […]

Big Hedge Funds Are Nearing An All-Time Asset High

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The biggest US hedge funds are getting close to the all-time peak assets from before the financial crisis, according to the Absolute Return Billion Dollar Club rankings out today. Major winners this time around include J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Adage Capital […]

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 […]

Hedge Fund Seeder Investcorp Applauds Prosiris On Surpassing $1 Billion In Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund giant Investcorp has struck gold again by seeding Prosiris Capital Management LLC, a credit-oriented investment manager founded by Reza Ali. Prosiris has now surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, Investcorp provided Prosiris with an initial seed […]

Hedge Funds Who Invested In BP Partner Are Suing For Oil Spill Damages

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, a BP partner, is being sued by investors for its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill at the Macondo well. Anadarko has over 100 hedge fund shareholders. Reuters reports: “The investors […]

Businessweek’s Visually Striking Hedge Fund Cover

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The most recent BusinessWeek cover has a provocative take on what it calls “The Hedge Fund Myth.” Bloomberg’s cover story “Hedge Funds Are For Suckers” delves into the reasons one should avoid hedge funds. “Hedge funds may […]

EU Hedge Funds And Risk Parity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UK and European institutional hedge fund investors reveal a growing, but in some cases limited familiarity of Risk Parity strategies according to an independent Europewide study, commissioned by Aquila Capital, one of Europe´s leading alternative investment managers. […]

Romney’s Hedge Fund: The Bain Bane & Binders Of Women

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – President hopeful Mitt Romney came close to admitting to a form of affirmative action when he referred to women he had scanned for placement under his governorship in Massachusetts. During the debates with President Obama, Mitt Romney referred to “binders of […]

Cayman Side Letters in the Spotlight

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Guest post by Tony Heaver-Wren, Counsel at Appleby (Cayman) Ltd - Side letters have become a common feature in the landscape of hedge fund investment but with them has come considerable debate and uncertainty about their practical […]

Ultra High Net Worth Individuals’ Wealth Surpasses Combined GDP of US and China

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  Hedge fund research resource Wealth-X has launched the latest edition of its World Ultra Wealth Report. Highlights include: The world’s ultra wealthy population grew by 0.6% to reach 187,380 and their combined wealth shrank by 1.8% to reach […]

Major hedge fund dumps Best Buy

Hedge fund manager extraordinaire David Einhorn bet big on Best Buy stock. Then he lost big on Best Buy stock. In a letter to investors Monday, Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital said it sold off its 2.27 percent stake, or 7.7 million […]

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