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Brevan Howard Making News on Two Fronts

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Geneva-based hedge fund firm Brevan Howard made news on two different fronts yesterday. On the one hand you had a story featured in a number of UK-based media outlets that centered on the firm’s profitability and […]

Journal Article Exposes Secondary Level of Research for Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – One man and his company work as consultants to Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital, Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC, Richard Perry’s Perry Capital as well as European hedge fund giant Brevan Howard Asset management, and until a […]

Ackman and Einhorn Both Divulge 20% Losses for the Year

New York (HedgeCo.net) – 2015 is in the rearview mirror now and for two of the hedge fund industry’s more prominent names, that view is a welcome sight. Bill Ackman and his fund Pershing Square and David Einhorn and his […]

Industry Consultant Sees More Hedge Fund Closures in 2016

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund industry marketing and consulting firm Agecroft Partners issued its sixth annual list of trends in the industry and the biggest trend was more closures in 2016. Managing partner Don Steinbrugge put together the list […]

For Only Third Time, Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners Reports Annual Loss

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Jana Partners, the hedge fund firm run by billionaire investor Barry Rosenstein, reported their 2015 performance yesterday and for only the third time since launching, the firm reported a loss for the year. After gaining 1.o% […]

Hedge Funds Enter 2016 Facing Same Scrutiny As One Year Ago

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a year when hardly any asset class experienced decent gains, the hedge fund industry lagged the overall stock market again and now the industry is once again facing scrutiny on whether they can produce the […]

L&J Capital Management Launches New Fund

(HedgeCo.Net) L&J Capital Management is launching a new fund, the Galini Market Neutral Fund, on February 1st. The fund will be advised by Galini Capital Advisors (GCA), an investment boutique specialized in physical precious metal trading, based in Belgium and […]

Pershing Square Cuts Stake in Beleaguered Valeant Pharmaceuticals

New York (Hedgeco.net) – After standing by his investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) as it fell over 70% from early August through mid-November, Bill Ackman and his fund Pershing Square sold part of their stake in the company in […]

Neuberger Berman Report Sees Opportunity in Troubled Areas in 2016

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Some of the biggest areas of negative impact on hedge funds this year came from equity bets in the energy and healthcare sectors and distressed debt. A recent report from the co-heads of Neuberger Berman’s Alternative […]

Alternative Mutual Fund Closures Hit Record High in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Liquid alternative mutual funds experienced tremendous growth from the end of the financial crisis in 2008 through 2014 and the growth came in two phases: the number of funds being offered and the assets under management. […]

Hedge Fund Manager Made $1.5 Billion for Investors This Year

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a year where many of the mainstream headlines regarding hedge funds have focused on fund closures and poor performance from some of the more well-known hedge fund managers, it is nice to see some positive […]

Lansdowne Partners Seeing Success Across Three Funds

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a year where very little has worked in the investment world, having three different funds with double-digit gains is very impressive and that is exactly what Lansdowne Partners has seen happen thus far in 2015. […]

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