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Hedge Funds Get $16.9 Billion in May but Underperform S&P 500

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $16.9 billion (0.7% of assets) in May, down slightly from $19.1 billion (0.8% of assets) in April. “Hedge funds raked in $72.2 […]

TLC Capital Group Readies Summer Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Atlanta-based TLC Capital Group LLC is preparing the launch of a new option-hedged market neutral fund, the Salvus Hedged Yield Fund LP. “The fund is designed for the preservation of capital and will offer investors the […]

Hedge Funds: January-May Inflow of $72.2 Billion Highest since 2007

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $16.9 billion (0.7% of assets) in May, down slightly from $19.1 billion (0.8% of assets) in April. “Hedge funds raked in $72.2 […]

Hedge Fund Expert George Schultze Gave Market Insights at GAIM Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – George Schultze, Founder and Managing Member of hedge fund Schultze Asset Management, LLC (“SAM”), was a key speaker during the recent 20th Annual GAIM Alternative Investment Conference in Monaco. During GAIM’s “Opportunities in Fixed Income Investments” […]

Two Executives and A Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Sentenced To Federal Prison

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eric M. Martin, Mark Megalli, and Richard T. Posey have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a multi-million-dollar insider trading conspiracy involving childrens clothing company Carter’s, Inc. stock. Mark Megalli worked at New […]

Jury Acquits Rajaratnam Brother Of Hedge Fund Conspiracy Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. attorney Preet Bharara lost his first hedge fund insider trading case when Rengan Rajaratnam was acquitted by a jury in New York of the charges that he was conspiring with his older brother, the imprisoned […]

Evanston Launches Multi Strategy Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An Illinois-based hedge fund manager with around $4.9 billion AUM, is launching the Evanston Alternative Opportunities Fund. The new fund, launched by Evanston Capital Management started up on July 1, 2014. The Fund is available to […]

InvestCorp Expands Its Hedge Fund Advisory Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, the $11.3 billion global hedge fund manager, has appointed four new Corporate Investment Advisory Directors, Brendan Harris, Joan Julia Dinares, Guy Leymarie and Philip Walters. “We are delighted to welcome such an esteemed group of […]

Hedge Fund Survey: 2013 Showed Record Fund Launches

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of their eighth annual national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments such as hedge funds among institutions and financial advisors. “Mutual funds continue to grow as the […]

NY Court Dismisses Charges Against A Hedge Fund In Market Timing Case

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After six years of litigation, the SEC has resolved a case against defendant hedge fund manager Bruce Alpert of Gabelli Funds LLC. The Commission has agreed to dismiss its charges against Alpert. The SEC’s complaint alleged […]

Dov Charney’s Hedge Fund Plan May Backfire

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former American Apparel founder and CEO has handed his entire stake over to New York hedge fund Standard General LP. The deal, including a loan, boosted his share from 27% to 43%, and enabled the hedge fund […]

The Credit Suisse LAB Index Up 0.62% in June

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (“CSLAB”), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 0.62% in June. The Long/Short Equity strategy was the strongest performer for the month and year-to-date, finishing up […]

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