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US-Based Hedge Fund Cerberus Buys Risky UK Debt

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund investor Cerberus has bought £2.3 billion ($3.6 billion) of risky UK commercial real estate loans, the New York Times reports. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) has sold a portfolio of Irish […]

Hedge Funds Gain $117 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 4.62% year-to-date, and based on preliminary returns reported by funds with daily liquidity, Eurekahedge expects the index to be broadly flat in December and finish in the 4% to 5% range for […]

The Presidio Group Opens Office in Washington, D.C.

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Presidio Group, LLC has opened an office in Washington, D.C. This will be the firm’s third office and its first on the east coast. Steve Aucamp and Brian Pierson, both formerly of Convergent Wealth Advisors, […]

Hedge Fund Manager Launches The Amerijuana Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  Former founder of the Harley-Davidson Finance Company, Stephen Denari, has left the Prairie Wellness Fund to launch a new convertible debt/equity fund. This financing vehicle will initially provide financing to winning applicants for the newly created […]

Private Equity Bullish on Economy: See Promise in Technology Sector

New York (HedgeCo.Net)- According to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s latest Private Equity Decision Makers Survey, 75 percent of decision makers responsible for investment decisions at private equity firms think the nation’s economy is headed in the right direction, […]

Eurekahedge: Tracking The Top 50 Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eurekahedge has partnered up with Markov Processes International, Inc. (MPI), to launch a new index, the Eurekahedge 50, which consists of the world’s most successful hedge funds that have generated consistently attractive risk-adjusted returns over a number […]

SEC Waives Hedge Fund Regulatory Restrictions For Bank Of America

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Bank of America has been allowed a 30 month waiver from new restrictions on selling shares in hedge funds and other private offerings, the WSJ reports. Zacks reports: According to the SEC laws, any floundering […]

13F Filings: Hedge Funds’ Largest Buys and Sells

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Energy and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q4 2014, with AbbVie, Actavis and Alibaba as the most popular individual stocks, according to S&P Capital IQ’s Q4 Hedge Fund […]

2014 Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the fourth consecutive year, Eze Castle Integration has surveyed a section of the investment management community to understand the systems and service providers funds are working with to achieve these best practices and attract investors. Eze […]

Pension Funds Are Increasing Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. financial group State Street recently published a study finding that, despite Calpers recent divestment from hedge funds, 77% of pension funds expect their appetite for alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds […]

Blackstone And Colombia Management Team Up To Improve Hedge Fund Base

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Columbia Management and Blackstone’s Alternative Asset Management sector are teaming up to research and develop investment solutions that leverage Columbia’s asset management capabilities and Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, Bloomberg reports. “Collaboration with Blackstone will enhance […]

Blackstone and NWI Management Develop a New Platform to Invest in Emerging Markets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, and NWI Management, LP (NWI), a global macro hedge fund, launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management LLC (BNAM), a new asset manager jointly owned by the two […]

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