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Blackstone Partners With Hedge Fund Security Analytics Firm RedOwl

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Blackstone Group, a $300 billion hedge fund investor, has made an undisclosed strategic investment with RedOwl Analytics, a security analytics firm. “Our relationship with RedOwl began when we brought them onboard to help secure Blackstone,” […]

Cannabis Researcher To Present At Miami Hedge Fund Conference

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One World Cannabis Ltd., a subsidiary of Israel-based developer of cannabinoid-based therapies, OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp., is presenting at the WALL ST. Conference (WSC) in Miami, Florida today. “We are excited to be presenting to such high profile […]

London Hedge Fund Trader Jailed For Insider Dealing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Julian Rifat, a former senior execution trader hedge fund Moore Capital Management LLC, has been sentenced to 19 months in jail for taking part in a £285,000 ($423,000) insider trading scandal. Th Independent reports: “The FCA said […]

Hedge Fund People: Rothschild Asset Management Appoints New CEO

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Michael Woods has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group Most recently, Woods was Head of the Americas, Global Client Group for Deutsche […]

Hollywood Film Scheme Results in Unhappy Ending for Investors

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The owners of Gigapix Studios told investors they had a sure thing: They were going to make an animated version of the Wizard of Oz called OZ3D, and those who got in on the ground floor—and […]

Join HedgeCoVest at Liquid Alternatives Strategies West

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – HedgeCoVest is proud partners of Liquid Alternatives West, the first-to-market event in this space. The Liquid Alternative Strategies series has proven to attract the industry’s key players from hedge funds issuing a ’40 Act product to […]

More than 300 Hedge Fund and Private Equity Leaders United to Raise Over $275K at Poker Tournament

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund industry joined up with non-profit charity StreetWise Partners in NYC, raising $275,000 for programs that change the lives of hard-working disadvantaged individuals. Special guest appearances included NY Knicks Legend John Starks, NY Rangers great Alex […]

UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index Up 1.01% in February 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a good start into 2015 the UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index continues its positive run with gains of 1.01% in February 2015. The broad index started slowly into the month, posting returns of 0.13% after […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 1.06% in February

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished up 1.06% for the month of February. Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. January, February and YTD 2015 performance numbers […]

Eurekahedge: Investors Have Allocated $30 Billion To Hedge Funds In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds extended their gains in the second month of 2015, returning 1.57%, although falling behind underlying markets such as the MSCI World Index which was up 5.47%. Global equity markets rose in unison during February […]

Hedge Fund Investor Blackstone Buys Chicago’s Sears Tower

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Willis Tower, built as and still commonly referred to as Sears Tower has been bought by hedge fund giant Blackstone for $1.3 billion, according to early reports. Further terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Blackstone Real Estate […]

Surge In Swiss Franc Wreaks Havoc On Everest Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – When the Swiss Franc’s fixed exchange rate with the Euro was removed in January, the toll on some hedge funds was quick and it struck deep. Miami based Everest Capital closed the doors on its $830 […]

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