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Citi Survey – Hedge Fund And Money Managers In Collateral Optimization

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A new survey from Citi reports that rapid asset growth is occurring across a set of investment strategies that exist within a “convergence zone” where traditional money managers, hedge funds and even private equity firms are creating […]

Activist Hedge Fund Files Against Kabel Deutschland

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of Paul Singer’s activist hedge funds, Elliott Associates, L.P., has filed a lawsuit against Kabel Deutschland Holding AG and Vodafone, the WSJ reports. Elliott, which has a 13.5% stake in Kabel Deutschland (KDG) via the […]

Retired Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Donates $71 Million For Green Focus At Midterms

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just in time for the mid-term elections, billionaire philanthropist and retired hedge fund founder Tom Steyer has donated an extra $15 million of his own money in to his super-pac, NextGen Climate Action Fund. Steyer, an activist […]

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. […]

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