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Pension Funds Are Increasing Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. financial group State Street recently published a study finding that, despite Calpers recent divestment from hedge funds, 77% of pension funds expect their appetite for alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds […]

In Defense of Carried Interest Tax Treatment

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -By Andrew Lerner, Managing Partner, IA Capital Group. Private equity professionals, venture capitalists, real estate investors and hedge fund managers share in the appreciation of the assets they manage, in the form of carried interest. Controversially, carried interest […]

Survey: 81% Of Endowments & Foundations Planning Hedge Fund Allocations In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Boston-based investment consulting firm’s NEPC’s Q1 survey, which measures endowment and foundation confidence and sentiment related to the economy, investing and market performance, has released its results. 81% of E&Fs indicated they are planning to allocate the […]

The Hedgemaster Reports on Ukraine’s Breakthrough

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund billionaire George Soros put out a statement obtained by HedgeCo, regarding the violent uprising in the Ukrane: “Following a crescendo of terrifying violence, the Ukrainian uprising has had a surprisingly positive outcome.” Soros said, “Contrary to […]

Top Hedge Fund Third Party Marketers Are More Important Than Ever to Investors

Average hedge fund performance has been mediocre at best over the past five years, which is not surprising because most of the asset flows have been concentrated in a small percentage of firms with the largest assets under management. Many […]

Hedge Fund Trends: Mobile Commerce Retailing

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – Michael Zimmerman’s hedge fund Prentice Capital says that according to new December 2013 data, one-third of online shoppers now only use their mobile devices when shopping. Zimmerman, who has long held the view that retailers need […]

2014 Outlook for Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

Green Money Journal – The years between 2000 and 2012 were difficult ones for investors and posed special challenges for the responsible investor. We suffered through two market collapses of roughly 50 percent. The period has been marked by the […]

Hedge Fund Founder Says Income Inequality “A Big Issue”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In his annual State of the Union address, President Obama said that, “inequality has deepened” and “economic mobility has stalled.” Obama also promised to tackle economic inequality “with or without Congress.” “Today, after four years of economic growth, corporate profits […]

Hedge Fund Trends And Predictions For 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Steve Nadel, partner in the Investment Management practice of law firm Seward & Kissel LLP, has put together some trends and predictions for the hedge fund industry in 2014. Nadel’s 2014 Hedge Fund Industry Predictions: · […]

Hedge Funds Are Testing The Advertising Waters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds seem to be wary of being the first to advertise under the new JOBs Act. Evan Rapoport, founder of industry portal HedgeCo.net, said yesterday. “While hedge funds are finally allowed to advertise, we believe that funds […]

Is The SAC Indictment The First Shot in a War Against Outsize Hedge Funds?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Steve Cohen is getting squeezed from both ends. A federal grand jury just handed down a criminal indictment against Cohen’s hedge fund SAC Capital – on counts of wire fraud and securities fraud conspiracy. This follows […]

Hedge Fund CEO Predicts Financial Catastrophe

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The co-founder and chief executive officer of hedge fund DoubleLine Capital LP predicts bleak financial times ahead, according to a Bloomberg article. Jeffrey Gundlach says that the first phase of the coming debacle consisted of a 27-year buildup of […]

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