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Even if the Fed cuts rates to zero, market bear predicts a recession is less than 12 months away

(CNBC) Despite the Federal Reserve’s latest efforts to boost the economy, long-time market bear David Rosenberg warns a recession is coming. The Gluskin Sheff chief economist and strategist predicts economic growth in the U.S. will turn negative sooner than most […]

New record high for Jersey’s funds sector as private equity soars

(Hedgeweek) The value of regulated funds serviced in Jersey rose by 7 per cent to a new record high in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures to be collated by the jurisdiction’s financial regulator the Jersey […]

Genesis acquires quantitative trading and research firm Qu Capital

(Hedgeweek) Genesis, a specialist in digital currency trading and lending, has acquired the assets of Qu Capital, a New York-based quantitative investment and research firm. To read this article:

Almost 39 per cent of hedge fund managers willing to negotiate management fees, says report

(Hedgeweek) Many hedge fund managers are willing to negotiate lower management fees with investors, but far fewer are willing to budge on performance fees, according to a new report from eVestment. To read this article:

Hedge fund Elliott could raise $5 billion in new funding:

(Reuters) – U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management Corp could raise $5 billion in a new funding round, the Financial Times reported, to build a warchest for cheaper assets as it prepares for an expected market downturn. To read this article:

Leon Cooperman Says Trump Is Doing Damage by Criticizing Fed

(Bloomberg) Legendary hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman criticized President Donald Trump for attacking the Federal Reserve, adding that negative interest rates are destructive to the economy. “I think the president is doing a lot of damage with all this assault […]

Trian and P&G Highlight Activist-Corporate Collaboration After ‘Fog of War’

‘ (Reuters) Eighteen months after officially burying the hatchet in one of America’s most bitter proxy contests, Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) CEO David Taylor and billionaire investor Nelson Peltz proclaimed their mutual respect on Thursday, underscoring how activists and […]

What you need to know about ILPA Principles 3.0

(Opalesque) The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) recently released the latest version of its principles, ILPA Principles 3.0. The updated principles provide a detailed selection of best practices for participants in the private funds industry, and are informed generally by […]

Hedge funds redemptions slow to USD1.8bn in July

(Hedgeweek) Hedge fund redemptions slowed from the prior month’s pace in July, though outflows continued for a second straight month as the hedge fund industry experienced USD8.1 billion in net redemptions. To read this article:

Valley Forge Capital Management surpasses $500m in AUM

(Hedgeweek) Equity hedge fund manager Valley Forge Capital Management (VFCM) has surpassed USD500 million in assets under management (AUM). To read this article:

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index down -1.20% in August (+6.99% YTD)

(Opalesque) Hennessee Hedge Fund Index decreased -1.20% for the month (+6.99% YTD), while the S&P 500 was down -1.81% (+16.73% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased -1.87% (+13.00% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index lost -2.60% (+20.00% YTD). To […]

As of July, investors redeemed 5.3% of hedge fund assets in the past 12 months

(Opalesque) In July, hedge funds experienced a total of $8.1 billion in net redemptions – the second straight months of outflows on account of no-deal Brexit and Eurozone contraction, despite U.S. fund gains from June’s equity markets rally. To read […]

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