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Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Return $54.1 Billion In Q1

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds returned $54.1 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. […]

Seward & Kissel Says Hedge Funds Are Looking More Like Family Offices

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to a recent study from Citi Private Bank, an increasing number of hedge funds are converting to family office structures for various regulatory and compliance reasons. Image courtesy of Switzerland Family Office “It is absolutely […]

eVestment: Hedge Funds up 23.7% in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total private equity and real estate funds AUA saw a big jump, up 23.7% year-over-year for a total in 2014 of US $1.580 trillion eVestment reports. Adoption of outside fund administration is almost universal among hedge […]

The Revolving Door: Fed Chief Bernanke To Advise At Hedge Fund Citadel

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment, the hedge fund founded by billionaire Ken Griffin and one of the largest on Wall Street with over $25 billion in assets under management, has hired former chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke […]

United Nations Pension Fund Considering Hedge Fund Investing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, which covers 190,274 participants, retirees and other beneficiaries, is reportedly looking into adding hedge funds to its portfolio, the pension has over $52 billion in assets. CNBC reports: “The U.N. is […]

Blackstone Acquires $4.6 Billion Loan Portfolio from GE Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In another major acquisition, the mortgage department of hedge fund giant Blackstone Group today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire a $4.6 billion commercial mortgage loan portfolio from GE Capital Real Estate. The […]

Blackstone Hires 20 Military Service Members Transitioning Into Private Sector

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar has offered  jobs to the 20 graduates of the United States Department of Energy’s, ‘Reach for the Sun’ pilot program. Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, acquired the company in […]

Hedge Fund Investor BlackRock Funds Launch Of Alignment Artist Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Veteran private equity investor Howard Lipson and longtime music entrepreneur James Diener have formed Alignment Artist Capital, a new financial firm with funding from BlackRock, Inc., the world’s leading hedge fund manager. “We at BlackRock are […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Up 0.29% in March

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (“CSLAB”), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 0.29% in March. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 4.28% […]

Hedge Fund Fueled American Apparel Accused Of Firing 200 Workers After Bonus Blitz

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – American Apparel, under the corporate control of New York-based hedge fund Standard General, terminated close to 200 workers beginning on April 1, 2015. According to human rights organization Hermandad Mexicana, the firings came only one day […]

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 […]

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