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Top Hedge Fund Strategies: Driven, Long/Short Equity, Fundamental and Emerging Markets Equity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Sentiment Survey reports that the second half of 2014 looks set to be a strong period for capital allocations to hedge funds. Of the investors surveyed, 97% indicated that they […]

KKR Takes Minority Stake in Hedge Fund BlackGold Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global investment firm KKR & Co. L.P. is acquiring a 24.9% interest in credit-oriented hedge fund BlackGold Capital Management, the WSJ reports. Founded in 2006 by co-founders Erik Dybesland and Adam Flikerski, Blackgold manages $1.4 billion in […]

Hedge Funds: January-May Inflow of $72.2 Billion Highest since 2007

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $16.9 billion (0.7% of assets) in May, down slightly from $19.1 billion (0.8% of assets) in April. “Hedge funds raked in $72.2 […]

InvestCorp Expands Its Hedge Fund Advisory Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, the $11.3 billion global hedge fund manager, has appointed four new Corporate Investment Advisory Directors, Brendan Harris, Joan Julia Dinares, Guy Leymarie and Philip Walters. “We are delighted to welcome such an esteemed group of […]

Hedge Fund Survey: 2013 Showed Record Fund Launches

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of their eighth annual national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments such as hedge funds among institutions and financial advisors. “Mutual funds continue to grow as the […]

Dov Charney’s Hedge Fund Plan May Backfire

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former American Apparel founder and CEO has handed his entire stake over to New York hedge fund Standard General LP. The deal, including a loan, boosted his share from 27% to 43%, and enabled the hedge fund […]

KPMG Acquires Rothstein Kass’ Hedge Fund Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Audit, tax and advisory firm has acquired some of the of assets of hedge fund specialist Rothstein Kass and most of its principals and employees.  “Adding Rothstein Kass’s team to KPMG significantly enhances the services we provide to hedge […]

H1 2014 Global M&A Trend Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – H1 2014 (US$ 694.6bn) has been the most active half year for US M&A since H1 2007, up 98.3% from H1 2013 (US$ 350.2bn) and a 30% increase from H2 2013 (US$534.3bn), according to a new report […]

AIMA Signs MoU With China Hedge Fund Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund industry association, AIMA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMAC, the Asset Management Association of China. The MoU, which was signed in Beijing on 18 June 2014, is the first of […]

Hedge Funds Go Bullish On Sugar As Drought Threatens Supply

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  - Hedge funds have increased their stakes in the sugar industry due to extremely dry weather in developing countries, Bloomberg reports. Agricultural output in Brazil,which is the leading global sugar harvester, is suffering from the effects of a severe […]

Hedge Fund Giant Man Group Acquires Boston Equity Manager

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager with $14.7 billion FUM has been acquired by hedge fund giant Man Group plc for approximately $325 million. “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Numeric, which has an […]

TrimTabs and BarclayHedge Report Hedge Funds Get $18.7 Billion in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge reports that that hedge funds took in $18.7 billion (0.8% of assets) in April, up from $10.6 billion (0.5% of assets) in March. Also, the monthly survey of hedge fund managers […]

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