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Hedge Fund Salaries Up 8% To $2.4 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Industry reports show that hedge fund compensation increased in 2014 as total capital invested in the hedge fund industry again reached new records, Bloomberg reports. “Hedge fund compensation structures continued to evolve in 2014 as industry […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Up 0.62% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (“CSLAB”), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 0.62% in October. The Long/Short Equity strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 2.00% […]

Trends Report Shows Private Equity Activity Fell in Q3

New York (HedgeCo,Net) – The investment total for 2014 is on track to be the largest by volume since 2007, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s (PEGCC) quarterly trends report. “We saw a seasonal dip in the third […]

Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eurekahedge reports in an article by Mark Leeds and Mayer Brown that a recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit ruling highlights planning traps that can dramatically affect when Social Security taxes can be imposed. On September 5, […]

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator: October notifications 3.12%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Forward Redemption Indicator for October shows notifications of 3.12%. This figure is down from 3.25% in September. “October’s forward redemptions decreased slightly from September, but remain in line with historical […]

Top In Private Equity: Texas Teacher Retirement System

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Teacher Retirement System of Texas rose to first place in the ranking of private equity investments, the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC) reported in its annual ranking of large public pension funds. The Texas […]

SEC Takes A Closer Look At Hedge Fund Investment Advisers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund regulatory adviser FrontLine Compliance reports that the SEC has been exerting its force with the registered investment adviser community this year. Several enforcement cases made public by the SEC have focused on registered advisers […]

Q3: $13 Billion In Hedge Fund Redemptions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds outperformed underlying markets in September with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returning a flat 0% while the MSCI World Index finished the month down 1.86%. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 3.87%, […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index Down

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SS&C GlobeOp announced its hedge fund performance index for September measured 0.24% and its Capital Movement Index showed net flows decline 1.01% in October. Total assets under administration on the GlobeOp platform represent approximately 10% of […]

Hennessee: Hedge Funds Down in September

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index (-0.95%) declined less than the S&P 500 (-1.55%) and Russell 2000 Index (-6.19%) due to market hedges that have been in place for a long time, expecting the 10% correction that […]

HFA Seeks Clarification Of “Accredited Investor” In JOBs Act

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hedge Fund Association yesterday submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as the regulatory agency considers proposed changes to the definition of an “accredited investor” under Rule 501 of Regulation […]

Alternative Assets Reach $5.7 Trillion In AUM

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached $3.3 trillion in 2013 ($3.1 trillion in 2012), according to research produced by global professional services company Towers Watson, in conjunction with the Financial […]

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