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Tax Regulators Attack Hedge Fund Manager Efforts To Disguise Management Fees

(Hedge Fund Law Report) Tax regulators in the United States and United Kingdom are attacking arrangements in which hedge fund managers and other private investment fund managers receive interests in funds in exchange for waiving management fees – or otherwise […]

China Shock Boon For This Hedge Fund That Bets on Volatility

(Bloomberg) 36 South Capital Advisors, a London-based volatility hedge fund, profited from China’s surprise devaluation when it triggered a global market rout that spurred losses in an index of its peers. Three of 36 South’s strategies, which bet on rising […]

Ackman’s Pershing Square Hedge Fund Drops 9.2 Percent in August

(Reuters) Hedge fund mogul William Ackman, one of last year’s best performers, joined a string of high profile managers in reporting deep losses for August as global markets tumbled amid fears over slower growth in China. Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital […]

Ainslie’s Maverick Capital hedge fund off in August, up for year

(Reuters) Lee Ainslie’s hedge fund Maverick Capital lost 1.2 percent last month, performing far better than the broader stock market and still boasting a double-digit gain for the year, an investor source said on Thursday.The $9 billion fund, which mainly […]

Fortress Hedge Fund President Departs Amid Macro Losses

(Bloomberg) Stu Bohart, who oversaw Fortress Investment Group LLC’s hedge fund unit, left the firm after five years.Bohart, the president of Fortress’s liquid markets business, left on Tuesday, said Gordon Runte, a spokesman for the New York-based firm. The departure, […]

Biogen Patent Survives Challenge By Hedge Fund Manager Bass

(Reuters) In another setback for prominent hedge fund manager Kyle Bass and his campaign to eliminate some drug patents, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday declined to hold a trial on the validity of a patent on Biogen […]

China Shock a Boon for This Hedge Fund That Bets on Volatility

(Bloomberg) 36 South Capital Advisors, a London-based volatility hedge fund, profited from China’s surprise devaluation when it triggered a global market rout that spurred losses in an index of its peers. Three of 36 South’s strategies, which bet on rising […]

China Hedge Funds Face Worst Month In 16-years

(Bloomberg) China-focused hedge funds probably had their worst month in almost 16 years in August, with firms including Orchid Asia Group Management and APS Asset Management Pte suffering losses from the nation’s stock market collapse. Greater China hedge funds plunged […]

The Disappearance of A Top Fund Manager Could Be a Sign That China Is Tightening Its Grip

(The Business Insider) Beijing has tightened its grip on a financial market plagued by irregularities and left reeling from turbulence. The latest effort involves the Chinese hedge fund manager Li Yifei, whose disappearance from public view in the past two […]

Apple Has a Tough Year Ahead

(CNBC) The prospect of slowing iPhone sales later this year limits the upside for Apple’s stock, one tech analyst said Tuesday. In the final quarter of last year, the tech giant sold a record 74.5 million iPhones. With a “really […]

Two Of America’s Biggest Pension Funds Give BOA a Thumbs Down

(The Business Insider) Two of America’s biggest public pension funds — the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers) and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (Calstrs) — sent a joint letter on Monday to the bank’s lead director, Jack Bovender. […]

Hedges Ready To Ride Out Stock Turmoil

(Wall Street Journal Interactive) Hedge-fund managers are in a buying mood. Despite getting battered in recent days along with the rest of the investing world, many of these highly paid traders say they are convinced this latest turn will be […]

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