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2014 Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the fourth consecutive year, Eze Castle Integration has surveyed a section of the investment management community to understand the systems and service providers funds are working with to achieve these best practices and attract investors. Eze […]

Pension Funds Are Increasing Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. financial group State Street recently published a study finding that, despite Calpers recent divestment from hedge funds, 77% of pension funds expect their appetite for alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds […]

Blackstone And Colombia Management Team Up To Improve Hedge Fund Base

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Columbia Management and Blackstone’s Alternative Asset Management sector are teaming up to research and develop investment solutions that leverage Columbia’s asset management capabilities and Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, Bloomberg reports. “Collaboration with Blackstone will enhance […]

Blackstone and NWI Management Develop a New Platform to Invest in Emerging Markets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, and NWI Management, LP (NWI), a global macro hedge fund, launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management LLC (BNAM), a new asset manager jointly owned by the two […]

Hedge Funds Down In October, S&P Up 2.32%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.18% in October (+1.89% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +2.32% (+9.18% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +2.04% (+4.91% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +3.06% (+10.87% […]

Sandell Hedge Fund Sends Activist Letter To TransCanada

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management is taking on oil giant TransCanada, requesting a spinoff of its energy sector and urging the company to take advantage of a low tax paying affiliate. “Although we are excited […]

Hedge Fund Trends For 2015: Cybersecurity, Branding, Big Data

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Hedge fund founders, CEOs, COOs and CTOs got together to discuss the critical operational issues and trends that will impact hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles in 2015. The 9th annual Gravitas Trends thought leadership event, […]

Hedge Funds Down Six Months In A Row, Asia ex-Japan Out-Performs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CTA/managed futures strategies were the top gainer during October, gaining 0.26% and maintaining their lead over all other strategies with year-to-date returns of 6.30%. Hedge funds posted their second consecutive month of negative returns in October […]

UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index Down -0.29% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The UCITS HFS Index continues its erratic performance and reports a loss of -0.29% in October 2014. The broad index started off negatively with a loss of -0.92% after the first full week of trading. The […]

CAIA Launches Texas Hedge Fund Chapter

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The State of Texas is now home to the 18th and newest chapter of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association. Initially, the CAIA Texas chapter will have leadership committees in Dallas and Houston, with plans […]

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 […]

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