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Hedge Fund Investors Cut Corners On Background Investigations

New York (HedgeCo,Net) – Corgentum Consulting announced the results of a survey that shows investors and operational due diligence analysts under research hedge funds when it comes to background investigations. 37% of those surveyed stated that they do not conduct any […]

Hedge Funds Underperform in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained +1.05% in August (+2.96% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +3.77% (+8.39% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +3.23% (+3.15% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +4.82% (+9.67% […]

Spirit Music Group Expands With $50 Million From Hedge Fund Giant

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fortress Credit Corp., an affiliate of $63.8 billion hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group LLC, has invested $50 million in new capital commitments to independent music publishing company, Spirit Music Group, to pursue its expansion plans. […]

Former Money Manager Charged With Stealing Hedge Fund Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Sean C. Cooper has been accused of fraudulently taking excess management fees from the accounts of investors, the SEC reports. An investigation found that Cooper improperly withdrew more than $320,000 from a […]

SEC Sanctions 19 Hedge Fund Advisers, Private Equity Firms

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC has issued sanctions in an enforcement initiative uncovering certain hedge fund advisers and private equity firms that have illegally participated in an offering of a stock after short selling it during a restricted period. The SEC last […]

Investcorp Acquires Approximately $250 Million In Real Estate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, the $11 billion hedge fund manager, is expanding its U.S.-based real estate arm. Through separate transactions, Investcorp has acquired a portfolio of office and industrial properties in Durham, NC, Seattle, WA and Jacksonville, FL for […]

TMF Custom House Fund Services Launches New Platform In Conjunction With AIFMD Reqirements

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund service provider TMF Custom House Fund Services, announced that it is now offering clients a depositary lite, or ‘Depo Lite,’ platform to support alternative investment managers marketing their funds in Europe to fulfill their […]

CalPERS Eliminates Hedge Fund Program

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The $300 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that it will eliminate its hedge fund program, known internally as the Absolute Return Strategies (ARS) program, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce complexity […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Up 4.16% YTD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The latest issue of The Eurekahedge Report focuses on the US$275 billion UCITS hedge fund industry along with our regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows. Highlights from this month’s report: Hedge funds are […]

Fitch Report On Hedge Fund Reinsurance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fitch reports today that newly formed hedge fund reinsurers are unlikely to achieve an Insurer Financial Strength rating in the ‘A’ category under Fitch Ratings’ methodology. This is due to both general constraints applied to start-up […]

Hedge Fund Index: August performance 1.10%, September net flows advance 0.58%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Hedge Fund Performance Index for August measured 1.10% and its Capital Movement Index showed net flows advance 0.58% in September. “Subscriptions were nearly double that of redemptions for September, although capital […]

Norm Champ’s Remarks to the Practicing Law Institute, Hedge Fund Management Seminar 2014

Norm Champ, SEC Director, Division of Investment Management – “I am joined here today by two of my Investment Management colleagues – Dan Townley, who will be discussing the Volcker Rule later this afternoon, and Aaron Schlaphoff, who will be participating […]

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