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Drivers of Change in the Hedge Fund Industry – Performance

(Preqin) With recent returns lower than investors have come to expect, the performance of the hedge fund industry is under increasing scrutiny. Joe McGee takes a closer look at the performance of the asset class and its implications, using data […]

Big City Bosses Batten Down The Hatches For Brexit Deal Drag

(City A.M) A drawn-out Brexit process would have a dire impact on the UK’s investment and growth according to some of the City’s top veterans as they brace themselves for a lengthy divorce from the EU…. To read this article:

Carl Icahn Buys 2.3 Million Herbalife Shares Just to Spite Bill Ackman!

(Dealbreaker) Bill Ackman appeared on CNBC claiming that his nemesis turned friend turned probably nemesis again Carl Icahn was looking to sell his Herbalife stake because “he knows he’s toast.” Ackman liked this idea a whole lot, because Icahn dumping […]

Hedge Funds See Investment Exodus Amid Faltering Performance

(HITC Business) If money talks, then one of the things it has been saying this summer is that investors are no longer interested in hedge funds. Investors withdrew $25.2bn from hedge funds in July, according to eVestments. This is the […]

Hedge fund becomes big Tronc shareholder

(Chicago Business) A New York hedge fund has increased its ownership stake in Tronc and may get involved in talks to sell the newspaper publisher. HG Vora Capital Management, which has been an activist shareholder in the past, made a […]

Vocus Founder Partners to Launch New Fund Manager

(Financial Standard) The founder and former chief executive of listed business telco provider Vocus Communications has launched an asset management firm. James Spenceley formed Vocus in 2008; in September last year, it merged with M2 Group to become a major […]

Hedge Funds Bail on Copper as Goldman Sees ‘Supply Storm’

(Bloomberg) Copper is stuck in a rut. While other metals have shined in 2016, copper has struggled to gain traction and last week erased its gains for the year. Demand in China, the world’s biggest user, is slowing just as […]

Teen hedge fund manager’s father accuses regulator of ‘thuggery’

(Yahoo Finance) Teenage hedge fund manager Jacob Wohl — nicknamed “Wohl of Wall Street” — had his first run-in with a regulator.The National Futures Association (NFA) — a self-regulator for the US futures market — has issued a complaint against […]

Citadel Hires Ex Bluecrest Portfolio Manager for London Office

(Reuters)Former BlueCrest Capital Management portfolio manager Ashish Goyal is set to join hedge fund manager Citadel, a Citadel spokesman said on Thursday.Goyal will start at Citadel’s London office in November and will be a portfolio manager on its global fixed […]

Steve Eisman Is Leading a Hedge Fund Revolution

(Valuewalk) Steve Eisman is somewhat of a celebrity in the hedge fund world. And after the release of the film adaptation of Michael Lewis’s The Big Short, Eisman has also become a star outside of the financial community as well. […]

Not All Hedge Fund Strategies Struggling In 2016

(Valuewalk) With all the talk of diminishing hedge fund returns and big redemptions, there are several categories in the HSBC Hedge Weekly performance report that appear to be bucking the trend. In some cases, category averages are significantly influenced by […]

Sears to Take More Debt From CEO’s Hedge Fund, Posts Loss

(Reuters) Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) posted a quarterly net loss, and the company said it accepted additional debt financing of $300 million from billionaire Chief Executive Edward Lampert’s hedge fund. The company had said in April that it […]

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