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Whistleblower Earns $3.5 Million Award for Bolstering Ongoing Investigation

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $3.5 million to a company employee whose tip bolstered an ongoing investigation with additional evidence of wrongdoing that strengthened the SEC’s case. The SEC noted that […]

Can The VIX Aid In Choosing Strategies?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In a recent white paper produced by Chris Arthur, Senior Global Relationship Manager for Eaton Vance, Mr. Arthur suggested that financial advisors should use a mix of active and passive management strategies along with a smart beta […]

Activist Funds Garnering Lots of Attention

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Activist hedge funds have garnered more than their fair share of media attention in recent months. “Activists Loeb, Meister Take Large Stake in Yum” “Study: In Activist Investing, Size Matters” “How you can invest with activists like […]

New Study Suggests Active Management Can Be Passive

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The study was released as a white paper from Invesco. The study looked at five different market cycles over the last 20 years and it included approximately 3,000 equity-oriented mutual funds. The study used active share as […]

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services Calls for Industry Standards in Reporting

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has issued a call to the hedge fund industry to adopt standards in reporting to better address demands from both investors and regulators. The recommendation follows a key finding from a […]

Hedge Funds Out Perform Market in April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After taking flack from investors as well as the press for a lackluster performance in 2014, the hedge fund industry seems intent on reversing that in 2015. So far in 2015, hedge funds are turning the […]

Study: Hedge Funds Are Changing Fee Structures and Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A majority of hedge fund managers expect a significant shift in their primary sources of capital to pension funds over the next five years, according to new research from KPMG International, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), and […]

Activist Hedge Funds Are Driving Company Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge funds globally are driving improvements in the share price, operating performance and governance of the companies in which they invest, according to a new paper by AIMA, the global hedge fund industry specialist. The […]

A Hedge Fund Study For Pension Fund Trustees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Approximately one in every four dollars managed by hedge funds worldwide is invested by public and private sector pension funds, while roughly three out of every four dollars invested in hedge funds come from institutional investors […]

Citi Survey Forecasts 30% Decline in Hedge Fund Industry Profits Due to Poor Performance in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund industry profits in 2013 reached $31.2 billion but poor performance in 2014 cut that figure by 30% to only $21.9 billion, a loss of nearly $10 billion, Citi estimates in their 3rd Annual Hedge […]

Study: The Impact Of The Obamacare Tax On Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund law firm Hirschler Fleischer has issued a new whitepaper on the impact of the Obamacare tax on the incentive allocation/carried interest of private fund managers: ‘New Obamacare Tax: Can a Private Fund Manager’s Carried […]

Hedge Fund Survey: Smarsh Report Reveals Challenges in Oversight of Electronic Communications

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The survey of more than 200 compliance professionals in the hedge fund industry was conducted to better understand the attitudes and current practices for electronic communication compliance. “This year’s survey findings illuminate the shifts underway related […]

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