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Global Hedge Fund Centaur Wins Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

New York, HedgeCo.Net – For the fifth consecutive year, Centaur Fund Services has been recognised in the HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards. Centaur was named as Best Administrator under $30bn – Overall in recognition of its exceptional client service […]

Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

Global Equity Mutual Funds and ETFs Get $88.3 Billion in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that strong investor interest in non-U.S. equities is broadening from Europe and Japan into emerging markets.  Even ahead of the stimulus announced Sunday, exchange-traded funds focused on Chinese equities posted 22 […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Return $54.1 Billion In Q1

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds returned $54.1 billion in performance-based gains for the first quarter of 2015; their highest Q1 gains on record since 2006 which brings the total industry AUM to a record high of nearly $2.2 trillion. […]

Seward & Kissel Says Hedge Funds Are Looking More Like Family Offices

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to a recent study from Citi Private Bank, an increasing number of hedge funds are converting to family office structures for various regulatory and compliance reasons. Image courtesy of Switzerland Family Office “It is absolutely […]

eVestment: Hedge Funds up 23.7% in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total private equity and real estate funds AUA saw a big jump, up 23.7% year-over-year for a total in 2014 of US $1.580 trillion eVestment reports. Adoption of outside fund administration is almost universal among hedge […]

The Revolving Door: Fed Chief Bernanke To Advise At Hedge Fund Citadel

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment, the hedge fund founded by billionaire Ken Griffin and one of the largest on Wall Street with over $25 billion in assets under management, has hired former chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke […]

United Nations Pension Fund Considering Hedge Fund Investing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, which covers 190,274 participants, retirees and other beneficiaries, is reportedly looking into adding hedge funds to its portfolio, the pension has over $52 billion in assets. CNBC reports: “The U.N. is […]

Blackstone Acquires $4.6 Billion Loan Portfolio from GE Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In another major acquisition, the mortgage department of hedge fund giant Blackstone Group today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire a $4.6 billion commercial mortgage loan portfolio from GE Capital Real Estate. The […]

Blackstone Hires 20 Military Service Members Transitioning Into Private Sector

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar has offered  jobs to the 20 graduates of the United States Department of Energy’s, ‘Reach for the Sun’ pilot program. Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, acquired the company in […]

Hedge Fund Investor BlackRock Funds Launch Of Alignment Artist Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Veteran private equity investor Howard Lipson and longtime music entrepreneur James Diener have formed Alignment Artist Capital, a new financial firm with funding from BlackRock, Inc., the world’s leading hedge fund manager. “We at BlackRock are […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Up 0.29% in March

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 0.29% in March. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 4.28% […]

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