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First Opportunity Fund Announces Redemption of Hedge Fund Positions

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – First Opportunity Fund, Inc. announced today that it had given its notice of redemption with respect to its remaining hedge fund investments. In July of this year, the Fund was notified of proposed structural changes to […]

Blackstone Hiring Hedge Fund Veterans For New Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is now hiring top hedge fund talent for the launch of Blackstone Senfina Advisors LLC, a new hedge fund that will will have to up to 30 teams of seasoned investors with $100 […]

Morningstar: Hedge Funds Up In July

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morningstar today reported preliminary hedge fund performance for July 2014 as well as estimated asset flows for June 2014: The Morningstar MSCI Composite AW Hedge Fund Index decreased 0.3% in July, but is up 3.4% for […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund LAB Index Up 1.84% in August

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 1.84% in August. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer for a second […]

Eric Cantor Joins Donor’s Boutique Hedge Fund & Private Equity Firm

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former Republican politician Eric Cantor has joined Moelis & Company as vice-chairman at a salary over $1 million a year, The Guardian reports. Moelis was a donor and political supporter of the former House majority leader […]

AIMA Updates Hedge Fund Manager Due Diligence, Adding Post-Crisis Regulatory Directives

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Reflecting recent regulatory changes, including the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), AIMA has updated its flagship due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) for hedge fund managers, adding over 90 questions. “While much of the post-crisis regulation has […]

S&P Capital IQ Releases Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q2 2014, with Allergan and Apple as the most popular individual stocks, a review of 2014 Q2 13F filings by US-based pure play […]

Blackstone’s New “Big Bet” Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is preparing to launch a new hedge fund that will will have to up to 30 teams of seasoned investors with $100 million each to play with, according to a report by […]

SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rules

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for asset-backed securities (ABS) to enhance transparency, better protect investors, and facilitate capital formation in the securitization market. The […]

BNY Mellon Loses Argentina Trustee Role, Sued by Hedge Funds

Zacks – The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK – Analyst Report), the center of legal dispute that pushed Argentina to default for the second time in 13 years, is no longer authorized to operate in the country. The […]

Top Hedge Funds In Q2: Citadel, Renaissance & Millennium Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A review of 2014 Q2 13F filings by US-based pure play hedge funds show that information technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q2 2014, with Allergan and […]

Hedge Fund Mergers: Kanaly Trust Partners With Meritage Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – $2 billion adviser and wealth management firm Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital, a $1.1 billion SEC-registered investment adviser specializing in differentiated hedge fund solutions. “As Kanaly sees itself as a firm that listens to […]

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