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Trends Report Shows Private Equity Activity Fell in Q3

New York (HedgeCo,Net) – The investment total for 2014 is on track to be the largest by volume since 2007, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s (PEGCC) quarterly trends report. “We saw a seasonal dip in the third […]

Hedge Fund V2 Capital Launching Liquid Alt Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – V2 Capital, an SEC-registered investment advisor, today announced the launch of the V2 Hedged Equity Fund, an open-ended single manager mutual fund utilizing the V2 Hedged Equity Strategy . The Fund began trading on October 31, […]

EY Releases 2014 Global Hedge Fund Survey

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – EY’s 2014 Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey, which was released today. The eight annual survey is titled, “Shifting strategies: winning investor assets in a competitive landscape,” and brings us the following insight into the hedge […]

‘Black Diamond’ Ponzi Scheme Leads To Jail For 3 Hedge Fund Managers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Three hedge fund managers have been arrested in connection with a $40 million investment fraud conspiracy. Jeffrey Toft of Sioux Fall, S.D., was sentenced to 66 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release. […]

CAIA Launches Texas Hedge Fund Chapter

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The State of Texas is now home to the 18th and newest chapter of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association. Initially, the CAIA Texas chapter will have leadership committees in Dallas and Houston, with plans […]

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 […]

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 […]

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