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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Invests In NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada with C$140.8 billion of net assets, has agreed to acquire a 29.7% interest in USD 10 billion hedge fund Pamplona Capital Management’s CSC ServiceWorks. […]

Q3: Investors Allocate $11.4 Billion To Event-Driven Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total hedge fund capital increased to a record level in the third quarter as financial market volatility increased into quarter-end, with inflows concentrated in Event Driven and Fixed Income-based Relative Value Arbitrage strategies, according to the latest HFR Global […]

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, […]

Hedge Fund Acquisitions Drive Man Group’s Assets Over $72 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UK hedge fund giant MAN Group PLC reported that funds under management are up 25% to $72.3 billion as of 30 September 2014 (30 June 2014: $57.7 billion) with the acquisition of Numeric and Pine Grove […]

AllianceBernstein Expands its Liquid Alternatives Platform With Three New Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – AllianceBernstein’s hedge fund team has launched three new liquid alternative mutual funds, Credit Long/Short (ALASX), Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund (ALATX) and Long/Short Multi-Manager Fund (LSAMX). AllianceBernstein currently has a rapidly growing $19 billion alternatives platform. One […]

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 […]

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%, […]

Dow Drops Over 300 Points, Volatility Rises

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which represents large and well-known U.S. companies, has dropped more than 300 points ABC news reports. The drop was the worst point loss in more than a year and the worst […]

Hedge Funds Lions’ Den, Season 2 Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a successful first year, Hedge Funds Review is launching the new season of Hedge Funds Lions’ Den from 28 October, 2014. In this four part series, reality TV once again meets the hedge fund world. […]

BarclayHedge – Most Hedge Fund Strategies Are Profitable in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.28% in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is now up 4.44% in 2014. “The S&P 500 gained four percent in August, propelling the index into […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research from hedge fund giant BlackRock shows that even in the wake of the CALpers exit from hedge funds, insurance firms are making a move toward private market assets to diversify against the risks that […]

Hedge Fund Association Appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter Regional Co-Directors

The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a leading global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, announced today two new leadership appointments focused on the expanding hedge fund community and institutional investor demand in Korea, demonstrating HFA’s enduring commitment to growth and […]

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