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Hedge Fund People: Jennifer Cahill Joins Investcorp

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products with approximately $11 billion in assets under management, today announced that Jennifer Cahill has joined the firm’s Hedge Funds business as a Managing Director within its […]

Hedge Fund Manager Investcorp Acquires U.S. Private School Network

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, an $11 billion international hedge fund manager has purchased Nobel Learning, a network of 176 schools across 18 states from private equity investor Leeds Equity Partners for an undisclosed sum. With approximately 5,000 teachers and staff and 25,000 […]

The Carlyle Group To Acquire Conifer Financial Services

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Conifer Financial Services LLC, a $100 billion independent asset services firm. The transaction, terms of which were not disclosed, is expected […]

Blackstone Partners With Hedge Fund Security Analytics Firm RedOwl

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Blackstone Group, a $300 billion hedge fund investor, has made an undisclosed strategic investment with RedOwl Analytics, a security analytics firm. “Our relationship with RedOwl began when we brought them onboard to help secure Blackstone,” […]

Cannabis Researcher To Present At Miami Hedge Fund Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One World Cannabis Ltd., a subsidiary of Israel-based developer of cannabinoid-based therapies, OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp., is presenting at the WALL ST. Conference (WSC) in Miami, Florida today. “We are excited to be presenting to such high profile […]

Join HedgeCoVest at Liquid Alternatives Strategies West

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – HedgeCoVest is proud partners of Liquid Alternatives West, the first-to-market event in this space. The Liquid Alternative Strategies series has proven to attract the industry’s key players from hedge funds issuing a ’40 Act product to […]

More than 300 Hedge Fund and Private Equity Leaders United to Raise Over $275K at Poker Tournament

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund industry joined up with non-profit charity StreetWise Partners in NYC, raising $275,000 for programs that change the lives of hard-working disadvantaged individuals. Special guest appearances included NY Knicks Legend John Starks, NY Rangers great Alex […]

Eurekahedge: Investors Have Allocated $30 Billion To Hedge Funds In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds extended their gains in the second month of 2015, returning 1.57%, although falling behind underlying markets such as the MSCI World Index which was up 5.47%. Global equity markets rose in unison during February […]

Hedge Fund Investor Blackstone Buys Chicago’s Sears Tower

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Willis Tower, built as and still commonly referred to as Sears Tower has been bought by hedge fund giant Blackstone for $1.3 billion, according to early reports. Further terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Blackstone Real Estate […]

Study: Hedge Funds Are Changing Fee Structures and Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A majority of hedge fund managers expect a significant shift in their primary sources of capital to pension funds over the next five years, according to new research from KPMG International, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), and […]

Activist Hedge Fund Tackles Yahoo

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York-based activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP has sent a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Yahoo’s Board of Directors. The hedge fund has an estimated $1 billion in assets and was founded by Jeffrey Smith […]

Hedge Funds See Second Month Of Gains In 2015, Up 1.59%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investor allocation activity saw an uptick in February as hedge funds recorded inflows of $6.8 billion during the month, according to today’s Eurekahedge March Index Flash Update. Distressed debt funds delivered the best performance among all […]

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