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Blackstone Hedge Fund Reports $30 Billion In New Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone Group, a hedge fund with over $300 billion, reported today in their First Quarter 2015 Results, that their economic net income has doubled since last year, while their distributable earnings rose nearly 160%. “Blackstone again […]

The Revolving Door: Fed Chief Bernanke To Advise At Hedge Fund Citadel

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment, the hedge fund founded by billionaire Ken Griffin and one of the largest on Wall Street with over $25 billion in assets under management, has hired former chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke […]

SEC To Crack Down On The $76 Billion Alternative Mutual Fund Market

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Securities and Exchange Commissioner Luis Aguilar yesterday stated that the commission is having a closer look at the alternative mutual fund market, which grew from about $76 billion in assets at the end of 2009 to over $311 […]

Hedge Funds Outperform in March

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained +0.39% in March (+2.53% YTD), while the S&P 500 lost -1.74$% (+0.44% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose dropped -1.97% (-0.26% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index fell -1.26% […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Up 3.11% in Q1 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds registered their third consecutive month of gains since the start of the year, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 0.83% in March, outperforming the MSCI World Index[2] which ended the month down 0.39%. […]

Activists Disrupt New York Hedge Fund Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A group called the Hedge Clippers turned up uninvited at the Active-Passive Investor Summit yesterday, where over 300 activist investors, institutional investors, hedge funds, board directors, CEOs and lawyers were gathered for a day of networking. […]

Hedge Fund Performance Down In April

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2015 measured 1.30%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.14% in April. “The negative CMI for […]

HedgeCoVest Wins National Fintech Awards

New York (HedgeCo.Net) HedgeCoVest, the only real-time hedge fund investment platform for retail investors, has swept the board at this year’s Benzinga Fintech Awards. Over 160 applicants from across the nation entered the competition to recognize the most impressive new […]

United Nations Pension Fund Considering Hedge Fund Investing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, which covers 190,274 participants, retirees and other beneficiaries, is reportedly looking into adding hedge funds to its portfolio, the pension has over $52 billion in assets. CNBC reports: “The U.N. is […]

Man Launches Ireland UCITS Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man GLG this week announced the launch of an Ireland-domiciled UCITS compliant hedge fund, the Man GLG European Mid-Cap Equity Alternative fund. The portfolio manager is Moni Sternbach, who joined Man GLG from hedge fund Cheyne […]

Blackstone Acquires $4.6 Billion Loan Portfolio from GE Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In another major acquisition, the mortgage department of hedge fund giant Blackstone Group today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire a $4.6 billion commercial mortgage loan portfolio from GE Capital Real Estate. The […]

Blackstone Hires 20 Military Service Members Transitioning Into Private Sector

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar has offered  jobs to the 20 graduates of the United States Department of Energy’s, ‘Reach for the Sun’ pilot program. Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, acquired the company in […]

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