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Argentina Asks Judge to Deny Hedge Funds’ Contempt Bid

Bloomberg – Argentina told a U.S. judge that holding it in contempt for disobeying his orders in a bond-payment fight with hedge funds would violate international law. A contempt ruling, sought by Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. and other investment […]

Hedge Funds Must Ramp Up Infrastructure to Accommodate Liquid Alts

Forbes – Pressures have been mounting on hedge fund managers to hedge their own businesses and diversify away from the hedge fund model itself. Lackluster performance, difficult markets, fees that are perceived as too high, scandals and conflicts of interests […]

Hedge fund strategies meet bond mutual funds

CNBC – For all the talk and buzz around indexes, or passive investing, the next big thing for bond mutual fund investors may be strategies that are the exact opposite. The rapid growth of “unconstrained bond funds” has been thrust […]

Bill Gross, Calpers and the End of the Investment Guru

NYT – There were two big developments last week that seemed unrelated but are really part of the same big story of how finance is changing. First, Calpers, the gargantuan California public employees pension agency, said it would no longer […]

GreenDust in talks with hedge funds like Falcon Edge to raise over $100M

VC Circle – Delhi-based Reverse Logistics Company Pvt Ltd (RLC), which operates under the brand GreenDust, an e-commerce platform for refurbished goods, is in talks to raise over $100 million in its Series B round of funding, sources close to […]

The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes

Bloomberg – Probably most people would agree that the people paid by the U.S. government to regulate Wall Street have had their difficulties. Most people would probably also agree on two reasons those difficulties seem only to be growing: an […]

America’s Richest Hedge Fund Billionaires

Forbes – Two of the most prominent and closely watched hedge fund managers are now among the richest 400 Americans. Larry Robbins and William Ackman have been billionaires for a while and important players in financial markets for years, but […]

KKR Said to Back Hedge Fund of Former York Capital Asia CEO

BusinessWeek – KKR & Co. has sealed its first Asia hedge-fund partnership backing a startup by the former regional chief of York Capital Management LP., according to people with knowledge of the matter. Feng Hsiung’s Hong Kong-based Acion Partners Ltd. […]

Hedge Funds Raise Bullish Cocoa Bets on Ebola Concerns

Bloomberg – Hedge funds raised bullish bets on cocoa before prices climbed to the highest since 2011 on concern that the deadly Ebola disease will disrupt supplies from West Africa, which produces 70 percent of global supply. Money managers raised […]

Hedge funds forget the rest as USD buying erupts

Trading Floor – Hedge funds increased their aggregate long dollar position against eight IMM currencies by 16 percent during the week of September 23. After just one week break selling resumed across all eight currencies apart from GBP which was […]

Starboard urges Yahoo to combine with AOL

Reuters – Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Yahoo Inc. should consider a strategic combination with AOL Inc. to save more than $1 billion in costs. Starboard also urged Yahoo to cut expenses and look for ways to generate value […]

How The Hedge Fund Industry Has Exploded Since 2008

Business Insider – Hedge fund research firm Preqin has released a graphic showing how the hedge fund industry has changed since the 2008 financial crisis. In the years following the financial meltdown, there has been an uptick in the number […]

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