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Hedge Fund Mergers: GEMS Group Acquires Kenmar-Olympia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Receiving legal and regulatory approval, alternative investor GEMS Group has acquired hedge fund group Kenmar-Olympia. “We are very happy to have concluded this acquisition that reinforces our research and international distribution capabilities.” Dr David Goldfarb, Managing […]

Hedge Fund People: FORT Opens NY Office

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund FORT Management, founded in 1993 by Yves Balcer and Sanjiv Kumar, who formerly worked together as senior fund managers at the World Bank, has expanded its operations and opened an office in New York. […]

Eurekahedge 2014 Index Up $30 Billion In Q1, Down In April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds started the first quarter of the year with another month of negative returns, down 0.18% in March as managers navigated through a choppy start to the year. However, strong returns posted by fund managers […]

Hedge Fund Merger: Investcorp and Eyck Capital Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp’s US based hedge fund business is teaming up with UK manager Eyck Capital Management LLP to offer its investors’ access to a specialized event-driven and distressed credit strategy spanning the European opportunity set. The London-based investment […]

World’s Biggest Hedge Funds Reach Record Highs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Absolute Return just went live with its latest Billion Dollar Club rankings and US hedge funds are now managing their all-time peak assets, with growth at levels not seen since before the financial crisis. Assets grew […]

Exis Hedge Fund Manager To Auction Off His Art Collection

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The former manager of the now shut down hedge fund Exis Capital Management is selling off around 400 pieces of artwork, Bloomberg reports. Sotheby’s will start selling the pieces in New York this summer. The auction house said […]

Hedge Funds Grab a Stake In Bitstamp

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York private equity firm Fortress Investment Group and two other investors, Benchmark Capital and Ribbit Capital, are buying a stake in Pantera Bitcoin Partners, a San Francisco-based hedge fund operator that buys and sells virtual currencies, Reuters reports. Pantera invested about […]

Activist Strategies Lead Hedge Fund Performance in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds posted their highest return in February since January 2012, supported by rising equity and commodity markets. Hedge funds are outpacing the S&P by nearly 100 basis points in 2014, according to the February 2014 February […]

Google & Autism Speaks Invite Hedge Funds To Listen

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to link private investors and hedge funds to innovative autism-related business developments, Autism Speaks, a leading autism nonprofit, is teaming up with Google to hold the 2014 Autism Investment Conference. The event will be held March 4-5 […]

Six Hedge Fund Players Top $1 Billion Payday

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Forbes put out a list of hedge fund executives with the most pay in 2013.  The 25 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders made $24.3 billion in 2013. George Soros had the highest pay, $4 billion. […]

Hedge Fund Strategy: BNY Mellon Acquires HedgeMark

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - BNY Mellon has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 65% interest of current affiliate and hedge fund risk analytic services, HedgeMark International, LLC.,  Zacks Equity Research reports. BNY Mellon has held a 35% ownership stake in HedgeMark since […]

Deutsche Bank: Hedge Funds To Reach $3 Trillion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are expected to reach a record breaking $3 trillion by year-end 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, Deutsche Bank reports. The 12th annual Alternative Investor Survey is is based on investors’ predictions of $171 billion […]

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