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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 […]

Hedge Funds Up $225 Billion In 2013, Record Year For FoHFs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund managers were up 2.53% in the first half and 5.36% in the second half of the year, according to today’s Eurekahedge update. Funds of hedge funds had their best year relative to the hedge […]

Hedge Fund Hotspot: Malta Nearing $14 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The financial services industry in Malta is nearing a €10 billion ($14.6 billion) milestone.  It currently has €9.79 billion in net asset value spread across 620 hedge funds, 133 fiduciary licences, 28 international banks, 66 insurance operators, […]

Warren Buffet Acquires Phillips 66 Affiliate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Business magnate and philanthropist Warren Buffet announced plans to buy an affiliate of energy manufacturing and logistics company Philips 66. Phillips Specialty Products Inc. (PSPI), develops polymers that reduce drag help improve flow potential in pipelines. “I have […]

Hedge Fund Investor Blackstone Buys Up $200 Million In Crocs Shares

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  An affiliate of hedge fund investor giant Blackstone has acquired $200 million in newly issued series A convertible preferred stock in innovative casual footwear company Crocs, Inc. In connection with the investment, Crocs announced that it intends to revise its capital structure […]

Hedge Fund Regulation: Banks Want CDO Exception To Volcker Rule

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC and other federal regulars are reviewing whether or not certain CDOs backed by trust preferred securities should be subjected to new regulation under the final Volcker rules. Reuters reports that this would be the […]

JOBS Act: Surfing Hedge Fund Video Goes Viral In Financial Circles

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In November of this year $100 million hedge fund investor Topturn Capital aligned itself with professional Australian surfer Joe Curren. Today, the hedge fund reports that over 6,000 people watched the marketing pitch in four days, easily […]

California Hedge Fund Invests $50 Million In Snapchat

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – California-based hedge fund Coatue Management has invested $50 million in Snapchat, the photo messaging application developed by Stanford University students Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy. The hedge fund is run by brothers Phillipe and Thomas Laffont, who recently released incorporation documents suggesting Snapchat may […]

Coming Soon: “Reality” Hedge Fund TV

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A hedge fund group is introducing a six part “reality” TV show called Hedge Fund Lions’ Den (HFLD). The show will feature three “lions” or heads of the current hedge fund industry, Luke Ellis, the president of of […]

Industry Record: Hedge Fund Assets Reach $1.97 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – All hedge fund strategies, excluding relative value, were in the positive in November, Eurekahedge reports today. Fixed income fund managers lead the pack with returns of 7.28% during the month. The handful of fixed income funds […]

SAC’s Cohen Told SEC Hedge Fund Friend Advised Wyeth Share Sale

Bloomberg – SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven Cohen told U.S. regulators a decision to sell shares at the heart of a $276 million dollar insider-trading case going to trial next month was based on advice from outside his firm. Lawyers […]

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