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Andrew J. Bowden: Spreading Sunshine in Private Equity

Since the beginning of the millennium, the private equity industry’s assets under management, defined as the uncalled capital commitments plus the market value of portfolio assets, have increased year after year. With the industry-wide portfolio value increasing steadily, and dry […]

HedgeCo Attracts Another Equity Partner And Joins Forces With GEMS Kenmar-Olympia Group

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – HedgeCo Networks, LLC, a preeminent service provider to the hedge fund industry and operator of the world’s most trafficked database for hedge fund information (HedgeCo.Net), continues to attract global leaders in the alternative investment field. Just […]

Survey: 81% Of Endowments & Foundations Planning Hedge Fund Allocations In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Boston-based investment consulting firm’s NEPC’s Q1 survey, which measures endowment and foundation confidence and sentiment related to the economy, investing and market performance, has released its results. 81% of E&Fs indicated they are planning to allocate the […]

A Guide To Understanding Hedge Fund Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has published a new educational guide to understanding hedge fund performance, ‘Apples and apples: How to better understand hedge fund performance.’’ (PDF) AIMA says comparing hedge fund performance to the […]

Hedge Fund Managers Back Star-Studded Climate Change Documentary Series

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – Three hedge fund managers have accorded over $1.5 million apiece to the new series, “Years of Living Dangerously” which premiered on Showtime this month. The series highlights the effects of climate change already happening around […]

Rothschild Group Teams Up With Hedge Fund Seeder Larch Lane

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Rothschild Asset Management, the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group, and employee-owned Larch Lane Advisors have teamed up to establish the Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company LLC. Bringing together two experts in hedge fund […]

Hedge Funds Investors Return to the Bond Market, Just Not to PIMCO

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Liquid alternative mutual funds continue to be the fastest growing segment of the open-end mutual fund industry based on asset flows through March 31, 2014, as reported by Morningstar in their monthly Morningstar Direct U.S. Open-End Asset […]

Just Published: An Introduction to ConnorsRSI – 2nd Edition

Trading Markets – Announcing the publication of An Introduction to Connors RSI – 2nd Edition. You can download the 2nd Edition here for free. In the guidebook we provide the background, formula and historical results for ConnorsRSI along with a fully disclosed pullback […]

Bahrain Hedge Fund Investor To Buy US Designer Company

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  The Bahrain-based hedge fund investor Investcorp and private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co, are teaming up to buy the Cincinatti-based rain and  cold weather accessory designer Totes Isotoner Corporation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited […]

Activist Hedge Funds Broadening Tactics and Geography

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The shareholder activism landscape has changed dramatically over the last several years, according to new data compiled by Hedge Fund Research. Activist hedge funds managed over $93 billion dollars in 2013, almost triple the amount managed just five […]

Hedge Fund Mergers: GEMS Group Acquires Kenmar-Olympia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Receiving legal and regulatory approval, alternative investor GEMS Group has acquired hedge fund group Kenmar-Olympia. “We are very happy to have concluded this acquisition that reinforces our research and international distribution capabilities.” Dr David Goldfarb, Managing […]

Hedge Fund People: FORT Opens NY Office

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund FORT Management, founded in 1993 by Yves Balcer and Sanjiv Kumar, who formerly worked together as senior fund managers at the World Bank, has expanded its operations and opened an office in New York. […]

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