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Hedge Funds Reach Nearly $2.2 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds returned $59.5 billion in performance-based gains for the first quarter of 2015, their highest Q1 gains on record since 2006 which brings the total industry AUM to a record high of nearly $2.2 trillion, […]

Argon Raises $75 Million From Its Credit Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Argon, a leading provider of online consumer loans, today announced that it has successfully raised a total of $81 million from investors, highlighted most recently by a $75 million debt facility from a credit hedge fund. […]

Hedge Funds Shedding Top Names

New York (HedgeCo.net) With some of the latest regulatory filings coming out in the past week, one theme that jumped out was how hedge funds are reducing their exposure to large tech firms. Two names in particular that jumped out […]

Blackstone Buys Hedge Fund Shares, Property in Europe

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone Group has bought a minority stake in $13.6 billion multi-strategy hedge fund Magnetar Capital LLC, the WSJ reports. “This transaction will help us continue to meet the objectives of our most important […]

Thaler To Turn His $1.7 Billion Hedge Fund Into A Family Office

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – JAT Capital Management, a multi-billion-dollar global equity investment firm founded by John Thaler in 2007 is returning client money in order to turn his $1.7 billion hedge fund firm into a family office. “As I approach […]

Activist Hedge Funds: H Partners Wins Mattress Wars

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The world’s largest bedding provider, Tempur Sealy, has acquiesced to pressure from Rehan Jaffer’s hedge fund, to remove Mark Sarvary as the Company’s President and CEO. Tempur Sealy also appointed one of Jaffer’s senior partners, Usman […]

A Number Of Streaks In Oil Trading And Production

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The oil market has been on a wild ride over the past year. After prices for West Texas Intermediate Crude peaked at $107.68 last June, the price per barrel fell to as low as $42.41 in […]

Manny Roman Reports FUM up 7% to $78.1 Billion At Hedge Fund Man

New York (HedgeC0.Net) -Manny Roman, Chief Executive Officer of hedge fund giant Man Group, reported a a good start to the year from a performance perspective which, together with the latest acquisitions, contributed to an overall 7% increase in FUM over […]

Blackstone To Hedge On Canadian Diamonds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone Tactical Opportunities has acquired a 20% equity position in a leading Canadian diamond exploration and development company, according to reports. Blackstone has purchased the shares from Stornoway for $250 million. The hedge fund giant also bought into […]

Bernanke To Advise At PIMCO After Testing The Hedge Fund Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The former chairman of the US Federal Reserve has joined another institution not regulated by the Fed. From now on Ben Bernanke will be lead consultant at Deutsche Bank, Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), which monitors assets of […]

Manager Profile and Insights: Robert Moore, CMJ Value Holdings

New York, HedgeCo.Net – CMJ Value Holdings was founded in Chicago in 2001 and has over $40 million in assets under management at this time. The company uses an equity long/short approach with slight bias toward the long side. Robert […]

Hedge Fund Managers Divulge Top Picks at Annual Sohn Conference

New York, HedgeCo.Net – The annual Sohn Investment Conference kicked off yesterday in New York and it drew thousands of investment professionals as well as private investors. The conference is part entertainment and part business and is now in its […]

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