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Hedge Funds Care / Help for Children Canada Gala Raises Nearly C$200,000

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Well over 200 Canadian hedge fund and financial services industry professionals and supporters gathered at the Spoke Club in Toronto November 4 for the 11th annual “Open Your Hearts to the Children Gala.” The special fundraising […]

Hedge Fund Net Flows Advance 0.74% In November

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 measured -0.81%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.74% in November. “Net flows were positive […]

Hedge Fund Specialist Joins the New York Institute of Finance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The New York Institute of Finance has a new a faculty member, Karl D’Cunha, a specialist in hedge funds, valuation, capital markets, FINRA, emerging markets, and corporate finance. He joins as Senior Managing Director. “The financial […]

Hedge Funds Down Six Months In A Row, Asia ex-Japan Out-Performs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CTA/managed futures strategies were the top gainer during October, gaining 0.26% and maintaining their lead over all other strategies with year-to-date returns of 6.30%. Hedge funds posted their second consecutive month of negative returns in October […]

California Hedge Fund Founder Denied Re-Trial

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – San Francisco hedge fund founder Doug Whitman has been denied a new trial on his insider trading case which earned him two years in jail, the WSJ reports. Whitman was sentenced in January 2013 after a […]

Hedge Funds Redeem $5.1 Billion in September

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund industry redeemed $5.1 billion (0.2% of assets) in September, BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reports, making it the largest outflow since December 2013 and only the second outflow this year. “Hedge fund inflows slowed […]

UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index Down -0.29% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The UCITS HFS Index continues its erratic performance and reports a loss of -0.29% in October 2014. The broad index started off negatively with a loss of -0.92% after the first full week of trading. The […]

Hedge Fund Hiring Speeds Up In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the industry reaching a new high of $2.82 trillion in assets and net inflows at their highest level since 2007, the industry finds itself in tight competition for talent against other industries, as well as […]

Hedge Fund Salaries Up 8% To $2.4 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Industry reports show that hedge fund compensation increased in 2014 as total capital invested in the hedge fund industry again reached new records, Bloomberg reports. “Hedge fund compensation structures continued to evolve in 2014 as industry […]

Hedge Fund Manager Fined $840,000

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Rajarengan “Rengan” Rajaratnam has been ordered to pay more than $840,000 and was warned against committing future violations of the federal securities laws. The SEC filed civil charges in March 2013 against […]

Goldman Dumps $285 Million In Hedge Fund Stakes

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In order to comply with rules implementing the new Volcker regulations, Goldman Sachs announced the sale of all liquid hedge fund assets. The WSJ reports: In a filing on Wednesday, Goldman said it had sold $2.55 billion it […]

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index Up 0.62% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 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 October. The Long/Short Equity strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 2.00% […]

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