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Tzur Management and Gilboa Fund launch Israeli Hedge Fund Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Tzur Management and the Gilboa Fund of Funds have announced the publication of the Tzur Gilboa Israeli Hedge Fund Index (“TGI”) which tracks the performance of Israeli hedge funds. The index will be released monthly on […]

Hedge Fund Manager Charged With Lying To Investors Over Madoff Losses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - Former hedge fund manager Nikolai Battoo has been ordered to pay more than $358 million in a SEC lawsuit stemming from million in losses Battoo hid from investors. “This is an appropriate penalty because of the sheer […]

HFA Seeks Clarification Of “Accredited Investor” In JOBs Act

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hedge Fund Association yesterday submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as the regulatory agency considers proposed changes to the definition of an “accredited investor” under Rule 501 of Regulation […]

The 100 Most Influential People In Finance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Finance and lifestyle magazine for high net worth readers, Worth, has published its annual list of the 100 most powerful people in finance in its October/November 2014 issue. Highlights from the Worth Power 100 are below: […]

Alternative Assets Reach $5.7 Trillion In AUM

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached $3.3 trillion in 2013 ($3.1 trillion in 2012), according to research produced by global professional services company Towers Watson, in conjunction with the Financial […]

‘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. […]

S&P Capital IQ, Kuberre Systems Launch Event Driven Alert Tool

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – S&P Capital IQ have announced the launch of a new tool for traders, market makers and portfolio managers, Event Fusion, which offers real-time alerts about relevant news and information affecting investment holdings. Recognizing investors’ growing needs […]

BarclayHedge – Most Hedge Fund Strategies Are Profitable in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.28% in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is now up 4.44% in 2014. “The S&P 500 gained four percent in August, propelling the index into […]

Credit Suisse LAB Index was down 0.92% in September

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 down 0.92% in September. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 4.29% […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research from hedge fund giant BlackRock shows that even in the wake of the CALpers exit from hedge funds, insurance firms are making a move toward private market assets to diversify against the risks that […]

Two Florida Men Charged With Looting Their Own Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Robert Buckhannon and Terry Rawstern have been arrested by the FBI for attempting to steal from the 2 Florida hedge funds they ran, NBC reports. They could each spend up to 30 years in jail if […]

Two Charged With Insider Trading On Hedge Fund’s Herbalife Strategy

  New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday charged Filip Szymik and Jordan Peixoto for insider trading when they heard hedge fund manager William Ackman and his hedge fund hedge fund, Pershing Square Management, had taken a […]

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