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Hedge Funds Grab a Stake In Bitstamp

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York private equity firm Fortress Investment Group and two other investors, Benchmark Capital and Ribbit Capital, are buying a stake in Pantera Bitcoin Partners, a San Francisco-based hedge fund operator that buys and sells virtual currencies, Reuters reports. Pantera invested about […]

Activist Strategies Lead Hedge Fund Performance in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds posted their highest return in February since January 2012, supported by rising equity and commodity markets. Hedge funds are outpacing the S&P by nearly 100 basis points in 2014, according to the February 2014 February […]

Google & Autism Speaks Invite Hedge Funds To Listen

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to link private investors and hedge funds to innovative autism-related business developments, Autism Speaks, a leading autism nonprofit, is teaming up with Google to hold the 2014 Autism Investment Conference. The event will be held March 4-5 […]

Six Hedge Fund Players Top $1 Billion Payday

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Forbes put out a list of hedge fund executives with the most pay in 2013.  The 25 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders made $24.3 billion in 2013. George Soros had the highest pay, $4 billion. […]

Hedge Fund Strategy: BNY Mellon Acquires HedgeMark

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - BNY Mellon has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 65% interest of current affiliate and hedge fund risk analytic services, HedgeMark International, LLC.,  Zacks Equity Research reports. BNY Mellon has held a 35% ownership stake in HedgeMark since […]

Deutsche Bank: Hedge Funds To Reach $3 Trillion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are expected to reach a record breaking $3 trillion by year-end 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, Deutsche Bank reports. The 12th annual Alternative Investor Survey is is based on investors’ predictions of $171 billion […]

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 […]

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