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Weavering Hedge Fund Boss Gets 13 Years In Jail

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a long and drawn out trial regarding the collapse of the UK’s largest hedge fund, Weavering, which went down in 2009 with more than $530m of losses, founder Magnus Peterson has been sentenced to 13 years […]

Standard & Poor’s To Pay $77 Million For Ratings Violations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Standard & Poor’s has agreed to pay more than $58 million to settle SEC charges rising from a series of federal securities law violations by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services involving fraudulent misconduct in its ratings […]

SEC Charges Investment Adviser and Manager in South Florida-Based Fraud

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based investment advisory firm, its manager, and three related funds in a scheme that raised more than $17 million […]

Hedge Fund People: Norm Champ To Leave SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC director that oversaw the adoption of the Volcker Rule, will be leaving the commission after a 5 year run, the SEC announced. Norm Champ, Director of the Division of Investment Management, played a key role […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Highest In 7 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to hedge fund research group HFR, the hedge fundindustry experienced net inflows of $76.4 billion in 2014 and that has pushed the assets under management in the industry to just shy of $3 trillion. Interestingly, the […]

Setter Capital Secondary Market Estimates $49.3 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 2014 marked the busiest year for the secondary market to date with an estimated $49.3 billion in completed transactions, according to the newly released Setter Capital Volume Report, which covers the secondary market for private equity, […]

J.P. Morgan Wins Morningstar’s Fund Manager of the Year Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – J.P. Morgan Asset Management has received the 2014 Morningstar U.S. Fund Manager of the Year Award in the Allocation category, recognizing Portfolio Manager Anne Lester and the team on the JPMorgan SmartRetirement suite of target date […]

Hedge Fund People: SkyBridge Capital Appoints Three New Partners

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After seeing major growth in 2014, global alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital, has named three new partners in its hedge fund business: Robert Duggan, portfolio manager; Christopher Hutt, head of hedge fund administration and operations; and […]

Silvermine Acquired by Man Group’s Hedge Fund Arm

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group announced today the close of their previously announced acquisition of Silvermine Capital Management LLC, a Connecticut-based leveraged loan manager with $3.8 billion in AUM. Silvermine will be integrated into Man GLG, and will complement […]

Damage From Swiss National Bank’s Move Still Being Assessed

New York (HedgeCo.Net) When the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly removed a three-year cap on the Swiss Franc’s exchange rate with the Euro last week, the ramifications hit the hedge fund world hard and the damage estimates are still coming in. […]

HedgeCoVest Continues To Build An Impressive Roster of Leading Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) HedgeCoVest continues to attract some of the largest managers in the industry to its real time hedge fund replication platform. $21bn fund manager Fred Alger Management is the newest firm to join the HedgeCoVest roster as it […]

The January 2015 Eurekahedge Report has been released

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – January’s issue of The Eurekahedge Report focuses on the global hedge fund industry which currently stands at US$2.13 trillion. Along with regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows, this month report features a special section […]

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