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Hedge Fund Manager Research Is Paramount Says Northern Trust Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds trailed the S&P 500 in 2013, the fifth year in a row. Yet, while hedge funds returned an average 7.4% last year, some investors saw double-digit returns from their hedge fund managers. According to […]

Study: Education Paramount as Alternatives Become More Mainstream Among Investors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Despite the growing proliferation of liquid alternative funds attracting considerable assets from investors, a recent study shows a vast majority of certain investors are not familiar with the term alternative investment. In November of 2013 Invesco […]

Hedge Fund Goes After Anonymous Blogger For Spilling Trade Secrets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - David Einhorn, the founder of hedge fund Greenlight Capital is going after anonymous blogger “Valuable Insights” who posts on the financial website ValueWalk. Einhorn filed a lawsuit seeking to identify the financial blogger in order to sue […]

California Hedge Fund Universa Investments Moves To Miami

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Equity tail hedging fund Universa Investments is moving its headquarters from Santa Monica, Calif. to Coconut Grove, Fla. on March 1. The move makes it the first high-profile firm to move to Miami since Miami’s Downtown Development Authority […]

Hedge Funds Outperform Underlying Markets In January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds surpassed the MSCI World Index by over 3% in January, according to new data from the February 2014 Eurekahedge report. Almost 90% of fund managers outperformed underlying markets during the month. Final figures for […]

Activist Hedge Fund To Claw Back Its Breadsticks

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of the largest shareholders of Darden Restaurants, Starboard Value LP, has joined another activist investor, New York-based hedge fund Barington Capital Group LP, who said it is “evaluating all options” to provide a way “for shareholders to have […]

Warren Buffett’s $1 Million Hedge Fund Bet

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett made a decade long bet with hedge fund manager Protégé Partners that funds that invest in hedge funds couldn’t beat the stock market , profit wise. The prize, Berkshire Hathaway stock worth almost $1.3 million as of the end […]

Hedge Funds Go After Bankers For “Aiding And Abetting” Petters’ Ponzi Scheme

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  A group of six hedge funds led by Ritchie Capital Management are suing  J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, UBS, Merrill Lynch and 7 other entities. The hedge funds claim that the banks “aided and abetted Thomas […]

Conifer and Vastardis Merge To Form Global Hedge Fund Administration Firm

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund administrators Conifer Group, LLC, and Vastardis Capital Services Holdings LP. have signed a definitive merger agreement combining the two companies to form Conifer Financial Services, LLC. At inception, Conifer Financial Services will have combined assets under administration […]

Hedge Fund Manager Funds Anti-Keystone XL Advertising “Sucker Punch”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund manager that signed the Giving Pledge with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates is attacking the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans. The State Department “reported no major environmental objections” to the proposed $7 billion pipeline on Friday, the AP reports. “Our efforts to […]

Vulture Hedge Funds Fight Over Europe’s Debt

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marathon Asset Management, the New York-based $11 billion hedge fund is reported to be starting a hedge fund to focus on European distressed debt. “The $530 million fund was opened on Jan. 15 and will start […]

Iceland Prime Minister Not Interested In Hedge Fund Losses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The government in Iceland is still refusing to speak to the hedge funds and other creditors that are trying to get their claims paid out. Bloomberg reports. Kaupthing Bank, Glitnir Bank and Landsbanki Islands defaulted on […]

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