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Brevan Howard Hedge Fund Hit by Outflows as Macro Funds Suffer

WSJ – Investors pulled more than $4 billion from Brevan Howard ’s flagship hedge fund in the seven months to December, as poor returns pushed the portfolio to its first ever calendar year loss. Calculations by The Wall Street Journal, […]

Three Partners Said to Leave Former Goldman Trader’s Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. proprietary trader Morgan Sze will run his Hong Kong-based hedge fund with a leaner team after planned senior departures, said a person who has seen a letter sent to investors. Two partners will […]

Venezuelan hedge fund manager to be sentenced in huge fraud

AP – Nearly four years after he confessed to running a massive fraud scheme, a former hedge fund manager is expected to be sentenced in a Connecticut case that had its biggest fallout in Venezuela, where the state oil company […]

Bill Ackman on Receiving End of Hedge Fund Selling

WSJ – Hedge fund activist Bill Ackman is used to calling the shots at the listed companies he frequently targets. So there is a certain irony in the fact that it is other hedge funds, he says, who are responsible […]

Hedge fund Barington proceeds with proxy contest at OMNOVA

Reuters – Hedge fund Barington Capital Group filed preliminary proxy statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is proceeding with a proxy contest to elect three alternative directors to the board of OMNOVA Solutions, the documents show. New […]

Stock Picking, Large-Cap Rally Boosts Top Japan Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Pickers of small company shares and money managers who anticipated a year-end rally in large-capitalization stocks were the best performers among Japan-focused hedge funds last year. Hayate Partners Pte’s Japan Equity Long Short Fund returned 19.4 percent in […]

This Hedge Fund Manager Says ‘Stay Away’ From Alibaba

Benzinga – Lemelson Capital Management Chief Investment Officer Rev. Emmanuel Lemelson warned investors to “stay away from new issues” including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd BABA. Lemelson told Benzinga that the sellers, which includes insiders and investment banks, “have a vested […]

Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for investors in last 10 years

Reuters – Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for their investors over the last ten years and more pension funds are increasing the amount of money they allocate to them, trade body Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) said on Wednesday. The […]

KNOP attracts hedge fund

TradeWinds – OppenheimerFunds has become the latest hedge fund to take a sizeable position in KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP). It has acquired just over 1m shares in the shuttle tanker focused master limited partnership (MLP), or nearly 8% of the […]

Hedge Funds, Private Equity Win Big at TARP Auctions

WSJ – A government program to rid itself of TARP investments in small banks has proved a boon to hedge funds, private-equity and other private investors, according to a new watchdog report. As the Treasury Department looks to exit from […]

Hedge Fund Replication: A Model Combination Approach

ValueWalk – Recent years have seen increased demand from institutional investors for passive replication products that track the performance of hedge fund strategies. These “clones” offer the diversification benefits of hedge-fund-like investments, while simultaneously providing superior fee structures, scalability, transparency, […]

12 Year Sentence Sought In Massive Hedge Fund Fraud Scheme

CBS – Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of no less than 12 years in prison for a Venezuelan financier who ran a massive investment fraud scheme in Connecticut. Authorities say in their sentencing memo that the crimes of Francisco […]

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