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Hedge Fund Mergers & Acquisitions: Highbridge/Gavea

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund owned by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Highbridge Capital Management, has purchased a majority interest in Gávea Investimentos, a $6 billion Brazil hedge fund manager. Gávea was co-founded in 2003 by Chairman and Chief Investment […]

2010 HFMWeek U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards Luncheon

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Global hedge fund administrator and prime broker, Conifer Group LLC., has been nominated as a finalist in the 2010 HFMWeek U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards. A luncheon for the awards will take place on Tuesday, October […]

50 Cent Gets $200 Million From Hedge Fund Film Partners

New York (HedgeCo.net) – George Furla’s Hedge Fund Film Partners has invested $200 million in actor/rapper 50 Cent’s film company Cheetah Vision, according to Variety magazine. “The thing about 50 Cent is that, just like in his music career, he […]

UBS Awards $116 Million To Standard Life Investments Hedge Fund Portfolio

New York (HedgeHo.net) – Standard Life Investments has been selected by UBS PACE Select Advisors Trust to manage a 25% (approximately $116.5m) component of its UBS PACE Alternative Strategies Investments. In managing its portion of the hedge fund, Standard Life Investments […]

Cayman Ranked #1 For Hedge Funds, Specialized Finance

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The world’s largest domicile for hedge funds, healthcare insurance captives and catastrophe bond transactions, has been named the top specialised financial center by The Banker, a banking and finance magazine, in it’s 2010 IFC Rankings released […]

Hedge Funds Care Golf Tournament Raises Over $170,000

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Funds Care’s 3rd Annual East Coast Golf Tournament raised a record of over $170,000 for the support of the charity’s grantees. “With over 30 foursomes participating in this year’s tournament, the turn out of the […]

HedgeServ Scores High in Hedge Fund Administration Survey

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund administrator HedgeServ has received the highest overall average score in Global Custodian magazine’s 2010 Hedge Fund Administration Survey. “We are very pleased to have scored so highly in all of the survey’s categories in our […]

New Merger Forms Largest Northeast Accounting Firm: EisnerAmper LLP

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Eisner LLP and Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP announced today that they have combined their practices to form EisnerAmper LLP.  The newly formed entity will be the 14th largest accounting firm in the United States and […]

Hedge Fund Seeding Arm Of FRM Teams Up With Varna Capital

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The hedge fund seeding division of Financial Risk Management (FRM), and Varna Capital LLC (Varna) have formed a strategic relationship which involves FCA making a significant investment in Varna’s first fund. Varna is a newly formed […]

Hedge Fund Giant BlackRock’s Profit Up 98%

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Bloomberg reports that BlackRock’s second-quarter profit rose 98% after the acquisition of Barclays Global Investors boosted their income. “Going into the merger we knew that some clients would have to address concentration issues and that the […]

Greenlight’s Gold Offerings Attract Investors

New York Times Blogs: Greenlight Capital’s gold bets have attracted more than $130 million in two recent private offerings from investors eager to join in the hedge fund’s bets on the precious metal, which is seen as protection against inflation, […]

Hedge Fund Industry Review: May 2010

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – North American hedge funds’ assets under management crossed the $1 trillion mark for the first time since November 2008, the May 2010 Eurekahedge Report announced. Global hedge funds’ assets also exceeded the $1.5 trillion mark and […]

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