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Hedge Fund Survey: 2013 Showed Record Fund Launches

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of their eighth annual national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments such as hedge funds among institutions and financial advisors. “Mutual funds continue to grow as the […]

Dov Charney’s Hedge Fund Plan May Backfire

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former American Apparel founder and CEO has handed his entire stake over to New York hedge fund Standard General LP. The deal, including a loan, boosted his share from 27% to 43%, and enabled the hedge fund […]

KPMG Acquires Rothstein Kass’ Hedge Fund Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Audit, tax and advisory firm has acquired some of the of assets of hedge fund specialist Rothstein Kass and most of its principals and employees.  “Adding Rothstein Kass’s team to KPMG significantly enhances the services we provide to hedge […]

H1 2014 Global M&A Trend Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – H1 2014 (US$ 694.6bn) has been the most active half year for US M&A since H1 2007, up 98.3% from H1 2013 (US$ 350.2bn) and a 30% increase from H2 2013 (US$534.3bn), according to a new report […]

AIMA Signs MoU With China Hedge Fund Industry

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund industry association, AIMA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMAC, the Asset Management Association of China. The MoU, which was signed in Beijing on 18 June 2014, is the first of […]

Hedge Funds Go Bullish On Sugar As Drought Threatens Supply

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  - Hedge funds have increased their stakes in the sugar industry due to extremely dry weather in developing countries, Bloomberg reports. Agricultural output in Brazil,which is the leading global sugar harvester, is suffering from the effects of a severe […]

Hedge Fund Giant Man Group Acquires Boston Equity Manager

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A privately-owned, Boston-based quantitative equity manager with $14.7 billion FUM has been acquired by hedge fund giant Man Group plc for approximately $325 million. “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Numeric, which has an […]

TrimTabs and BarclayHedge Report Hedge Funds Get $18.7 Billion in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge reports that that hedge funds took in $18.7 billion (0.8% of assets) in April, up from $10.6 billion (0.5% of assets) in March. Also, the monthly survey of hedge fund managers […]

Man Group Buys New York Fund Of Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group has agreed to buy up a US-based fund of hedge fund manager specializing in the management of credit-focused hedge fund portfolios, Pine Grove Asset Management LLC, Pine Grove has approximately $1.0 billion of assets […]

Hedge Funds Cross $2.1 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index is up 1.15% as global markets showed signs of stabilisation following a choppy start to the year. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 1.91% while the MSCI World Index […]

Urban AG Accused Of Making Kickback Payments To A Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A microcap company and its CEO are being looked at by the SEC for orchestrating a pair of illicit kickback schemes and an insider trading scheme involving the company’s stock. The SEC is alleging that Massachusetts based […]

SkyBridge to Take Over PBS’ Wall Street Week

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CNBC’s Susan Krakower and Raymond Borelli are set to oversee creative development, programming and distribution plans for the revival of PBS’ “Wall Street Week”, with hedge fund giant Skybridge Capital talking the lead. At its peak, the 1970′s […]

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