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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 […]

Hedge fund analyst runs record 77 miles in 12 hours

CNBC – By day, Chris Solarz analyzes hedge funds for big pensions, endowments and other clients of investment consulting firm Cliffwater. By night—and early mornings and weekends—Solarz is a serial world record setter in tests of extreme endurance. The 35-year-old’s latest […]

V2 Capital Announces $200 Million Investment in Hedge Fund

Jan 22, New York (HedgeCo.Net) – V2 Capital, an SEC-registered investment advisor, received a $200 million dollar allocation from a Fortune 500 insurance company to the V2 Hedged Equity Strategy, the firm announced today. The investment was allocated during the […]

Global Hedge Fund Giant Sells UK’s TDX

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The $10.5 billion global hedge fund investor, Investcorp, is selling the UK’s largest debt placement services and debt management platform company, TDX, to Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, for £200 million ($327 million). Through its technology […]

Viking Raid: Swashbuckling Shipping Adventures and… Hedge Funds?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marine Money International has released “Viking Raid” Written by Robert Fairchild. The book is a Sequel to “The Shipping Man” by Matthew McCleery, President of Marine Money International and Managing Director of Blue Sea Capital. Both […]

Rothstein Kass Study: Not Enough Women in Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the six and a half years ending June 2013, the Rothstein Kass Women in Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Index outperformed other indices, returning 6%. The S&P 500 gained 4.2% and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index dropped -1.1%during the […]

The HedgeCo January Hedge Fund Networking Event in NYC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Brrr… It’s one of the coldest winters in centuries, come warm up at the Armani Restaurant for the The HedgeCo January Networking Event on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EST). A chance for investors, hedge […]

Activist Hedge Fund Wants Changes At Juniper

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Tech company Juniper Networks saw its stock rise nearly 10% yesterday when Paul Singer’s hedge fund, Elliot Management, sent the board of directors suggestions on how to boost their share price and increase profits. The $23 billion hedge fund holds 6.2% […]

Hedge Fund Trends And Predictions For 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Steve Nadel, partner in the Investment Management practice of law firm Seward & Kissel LLP, has put together some trends and predictions for the hedge fund industry in 2014. Nadel’s 2014 Hedge Fund Industry Predictions: · […]

Hedge Fund Giant Blackstone To Sell Almost 9 Million Class A Shares

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone hopes to raise $227.4 million in a public offering of eight and a half million shares of its class A common stock.  Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc., wants to buy up additional commercial mortgage […]

Hedge Fund Agecroft Predicts 10 Industry Trends for 2014

Agecroft’s predictions for 2014: 1. Continued strong positive flows into the hedge fund industry driven by large institutional investors. 2014 should see the hedge fund industry reach a new all-time peak in assets as institutional investors continue to shift money […]

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