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Emerging Market Hedge Funds Up 6.5%

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Quarterly asset total increased by more than 6.5 percent as hedge fund investors raised exposure to emerging Asia and Russia, industry tracker Hedge Fund Research (HFR) said in a statement. Pharos Russia Funds said that, “The […]

The 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2011

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In an industry that is perceived as celebrating the accomplishments of males, it is often overlooked how many successful women are working in key roles with funds, investors and service providers. This survey of 50 Leading […]

OpEd: Estate Planning with Hedge Fund Performance Allocations (part two) Wealth Transfer Options

New York (HedgeCo.net) – By hedge fund specialist law firm Holland & Knight partner Bradley M. Van Buren. Continued from part one - Under current tax law, for gift and estate tax purposes, each individual has the ability to give away […]

OpEd: Estate Planning with Hedge Fund Performance Allocations (part one)

New York (HedgeCo.net) – By hedge fund specialist law firm Holland & Knight partner Bradley M. Van Buren. As the economy improves, advisors have experienced a reemergence of hedge funds and hedge fund managers are again focused on their performance […]

Rajaratnam Trial: The Long Odds of an Acquittal for Hedge Fund Millionaire

New York (HedgeCo.net) – After nearly seven weeks of testimony, the high-stakes insider trading trial of hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam has been handed to a federal jury in New York’s Southern District. Although there was no conclusion on the […]

CFO Survey: Increased Optimism For U.S. Economy and Hiring But Serious Inflation Concerns

New York (HedgeCo.net) – In a national survey of U.S. Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and senior comptrollers conducted by global audit, tax and advisory organization Grant Thornton LLP, there is growing optimism about the U.S. economy as 48% say it will […]

Annual Survey of Global Compliance and Risk Professionals

New York (HedgeCo.net) - The Annual Global Accelus Survey by Thomson Reuters GRC, released today, polled more than two thousand senior governance professionals, compliance officers and legal counsel who manage risk everyday for their companies, and survey data indicate that today’s […]

Hedge Fund Research: Secondary Market Continues to Rise

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The secondary market has seen the return of stability at the start of 2011, with February showing an increase in the average trade price for the second consecutive month, according to hedge fund market data provider, […]

Hedge Funds and the UK Bribery Act

HedgeWeek – The UK Bribery Act has been heralded by some as a tough new anti-corruption measure, and criticized by others due to the absence of clear guidance on how corporates should design policies and procedures to promote compliance with […]

Hedge Fund Survey: Brokers to Spend $206 Million in 2011 on New Surveillance Programs

New York (HedgeCo.net) – With the financial services industry being overhauled under Dodd-Frank and MiFID II, new research from TABB Group estimates that regulatory changes will lead hedge funds across the US and Europe to spend $206 million in 2011 […]

Dow Jones Islamic Markets in February: Lessons from the turmoil

It is of no surprise that the Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (DJIM) covering Arab stock markets suffered the largest losses in February. Political crisis and civil unrest in Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Yemen, Morocco, escalating even to a civil war like in […]

Emerging Managers Shine at Hedge Fund Summit

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Opal Financial Group sponsored the recent Emerging Managers Summit, and over 300 institutional investor participants heard loud and clear what has become well-established: Emerging investment fund managers consistently outperform large and brand-name investment firms, and they […]

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