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Credit Suisse Poaches Nomura Hedge Fund Exec

WSJ – Credit Suisse said Thursday it has hired long-time Nomura Holdings Inc. hedge-fund executive Aditi Velakacharla to run a Hong Kong-based group at the bank that introduces its Asian hedge fund clients to potential investors. The Swiss bank is […]

Hedge fund Livermore calls for board change at Volt Information

Reuters – Hedge fund Livermore Partners is pushing for change at U.S. staffing services provider Volt Information Sciences Inc , setting the stage for a potential proxy battle if the company does not act on its demands. The fund called […]

Hedge fund pays 12 people £141m after stellar year

EFC – If you were looking for an opportune time to join a hedge fund and receive a large pay day, it would have been wise to apply to Egerton Capital at the beginning of 2013. It was a great […]

SunEdison Turnaround A Big Score For Small Activist Hedge Fund

Forbes – Altai Capital Management is making waves on Wall Street after its first-ever activist investment, SunEdison, has increased nearly tenfold since the firm made its presence known in a June 2012 filing and gained a seat on the company’s […]

Hedge funds ditch Apple for AbbVie and Alibaba

CNBC – Hedge funds flocked to Apple in the run-up to the launch of the iPhone 6, but new data shows the company is now the most sold position among some of world’s largest funds. Three of the top 10 […]

Hedge fund Oceanwood raises $2 billion, to close to new investors – source

Reuters – Europe-focused hedge fund Oceanwood Capital Management is closing its fund to new investors after its assets under management hit $2 billion recently, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. Oceanwood, a multi-strategy hedge fund spinout from […]

Paul Singer: CalPERS ‘off-base’ to ax hedge funds

CNBC – Billionaire investor Paul Singer has a message for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System: Dumping your hedge funds makes no sense. “We are certainly not in a position to be opining on the ‘asset class’ of hedge funds, […]

State Street selling stake in hedge fund group

Boston Globe – State Street Global Advisors is selling its majority stake in a Wilton, Conn., hedge fund group back to the executives who manage it. State Street Global and the hedge fund group, SSARIS Advisors , “have decided to […]

The 18-Year-Old Who’s Starting A Hedge Fund In His Dorm Room

BI – Julian Marchese was 9 years old when he made his first trade. In high school, he skipped class on Fed Days. When the Canadian finance wunderkind was just a teenager, he developed a quantitative, long-short equity strategy that […]

No Wonder They Call Hedge Funds ‘Smart Money’!

BusinessInsider – One of the most amusing phrases on Wall Street is “smart money.” This phrase is used to describe the handful of professional investors whose abilities and foresight are thought to be so acute that they spot the big […]

Sliced Investing Gets $2 Million for Its Online Hedge Fund Investing Platform

WSJ – Online financial services, from crowdfunding startups to peer-to-peer lending, are becoming increasingly popular and accepted. Now startup Sliced Investing Inc. is using a similar model of pooling resources from accredited individual investors, this time for investing in hedge […]

Pound Decline Seen Enduring in Hedge-Fund Reversals

BusinessWeek – Traders are viewing the pound’s 8 percent slump since mid-year as the start of a long-term decline as speculation grows that U.K. interest rates will stay at record lows well into 2015. After being more optimistic on the […]

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