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Citi Survey – Hedge Fund And Money Managers In Collateral Optimization

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A new survey from Citi reports that rapid asset growth is occurring across a set of investment strategies that exist within a “convergence zone” where traditional money managers, hedge funds and even private equity firms are creating […]

Wall Street Gives Congress Just 8% Job Approval Rating

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The results of a Wall Street Midterm Elections Survey by ConvergeEx Group are in, showing that Wall Street disapproves of Congress, Obama, and Washington in general. “We are looking at the worst relationship between the financial […]

The Number Of Billionaires Has Doubled Since The Financial Crisis

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Economic inequality has reached extreme levels according to a 140 page Oxfam report (pdf). According to the charity, the number of billionaires (US$) worldwide totaled 1,645 people by March 2014 – up from 793 billionaires in March […]

Activist Hedge Fund Files Against Kabel Deutschland

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of Paul Singer’s activist hedge funds, Elliott Associates, L.P., has filed a lawsuit against Kabel Deutschland Holding AG and Vodafone, the WSJ reports. Elliott, which has a 13.5% stake in Kabel Deutschland (KDG) via the […]

Pershing Wins Top Hedge Fund Award for the Third Year in a Row at HFMWeek Awards

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BNY Mellon company, Pershing LLC’s prime brokerage unit was named ‘Best Prime Broker—Custodial Solution’ for the third time in as many years at HFMWeek’s US Hedge Fund Services Awards ceremony in New York. “To be named […]

SEC Charges New Jersey-Based Hedge Fund Manager with Insider Trading

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission filed insider trading charges against a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager who allegedly used material, nonpublic information to trade in advance of market-moving news concerning Carter’s Inc. Stephen Slawson, who lives […]

Retired Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Donates $71 Million For Green Focus At Midterms

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just in time for the mid-term elections, billionaire philanthropist and retired hedge fund founder Tom Steyer has donated an extra $15 million of his own money in to his super-pac, NextGen Climate Action Fund. Steyer, an activist […]

SEC Names Hedge Fund Specialist To Run It’s National Exam Program

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marc Wyatt has been named Deputy Director of the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). Before joining the SEC, Wyatt was a principal and senior portfolio manager at Stark Investments, a global multi-strategy hedge […]

Rajaratnam Agrees To Pay $840 Thousand To Settle Hedge Fund Insider Trading Case

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Rengan Rajaratnam has agreed to pay more than $840,000 and accept securities industry bars in order to settle the agency’s insider trading case against him. The SEC filed civil charges in March […]

Hedge Fund Giants Join Up To Raise $6 Million For Charity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund sponsored event, Robin Hood, yesterday concluded its 2nd annual Investors Conference, raising $6 million to support hundreds of the most effective job-training programs, schools, soup kitchens, shelters and other poverty-fighting programs throughout New York […]

Hedge Fund RCB Launches Five New ETFs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – RBC Global Asset Management is launching five new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) specifically designed to meet the needs of investors and advisors for income, access to international markets and reduced exposure to foreign currency risk. All […]

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Invests In NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada with C$140.8 billion of net assets, has agreed to acquire a 29.7% interest in USD 10 billion hedge fund Pamplona Capital Management’s CSC ServiceWorks. […]

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