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Hedge Funds’ Misery Exposed as Caribbean Proxies Dump Treasuries

(Bloomberg) The fallout from hedge funds’ roughest stretch since the financial crisis is seeping into the world’s investment haven. Caribbean-domiciled investors, considered a proxy for hedge funds and other leveraged accounts, dumped Treasuries by the yacht-load in April, offloading a […]

Hedge Fund Bets On Europe

(Yahoo News) Pieter Taselaar, Lucerne Capital Management Hedge Fund Manager, discusses his European plays and what investors should be looking at ahead of the Brexit referendum. To read this article:

Hedge Fund Giant Lashes Ainsworth Deal

(Financial Review) Hedge fund giant Fortress Investment Group has attacked a deal which could hand poker machine king Len Ainsworth a near $500 million fortune as proxy investors near a deadline to cast their votes on the controversial transaction. The […]

Blackstone Buys Minority Stake in Hedge Fund Marathon

(Reuters)) Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest investor in hedge funds, said on Wednesday that it bought a minority stake in $13 billion hedge fund Marathon Asset Management. Marathon, which was founded by Bruce Richards and Louis Hanover in 1998, […]

Young Hedgie Said Lost Everything In Less Than 3 Weeks

(HITC Business) And now it looks as if he could lose his freedom too. A New York hedge fund founder who before turning age 30 lost nearly all of the roughly $57m he oversaw in less than three weeks is […]

Hedge Funds Sense Profit in Europe Shock Waves After Brexit

(Bloomberg) Hedge-fund managers are sensing opportunity. After enduring the worst first-quarter returns since the start of the financial crisis, the prospect of Britain voting to leave the European Union is creating the market turmoil that can make them money. As […]

Oil Prices Under Pressure as Hedge Funds Adjust Positions

(Reuters) Hedge funds cut their net long position in the main crude futures and options contracts by 63 million barrels, 10 percent, in the week to June 14, as the rally in oil prices showed signs of running out of […]

Hedge Funds Lift Bullish Ag Bets to 2-Year Top – Raising Scope for Selling

(Agrimoney) posted on Tue 21 Jun 2016 Permalink Print Hedge funds hiked their net long in agricultural commodities to the highest in more than two years, led by the most bullish positioning in softs since 2008 – but providing ammunition […]

Brevan Howard Co-Founder and Group COO James Vernon Steps Down

(HFMWeek.Com) Brevan Howard co-founder James Vernon has relinquished his role as group COO to take on a non-executive role, HFMWeek can reveal. The move means Vernon no longer has any day-to-day involvement with the global macro manager he founded in […]

U.S. Regulators Keep Eye Out For Risks From Marketplace Lending

(Reuters) Hedge funds, banks and insurance companies have recently jumped into “marketplace lending,” drawing the attention of U.S. regulators, who said on Tuesday they are concerned that borrowing by consumers and small businesses through online platforms may pose risks to […]

Vikram Kumar Preparing Hedge-Fund Spinoff After Stellar 2015

(Bloomberg) Hedge-fund manager Vikram Kumar, who returned 27 percent last year overseeing money for TT International, is preparing to separate from the London-based investment firm, according to a letter to investors. Kumar is leading a team that will acquire management […]

Hedge Funds Sue Puerto Rico in N.Y. Over Fiscal Crisis Law

(Bloomberg) Puerto Rico was sued in New York by a group of hedge funds claiming it’s illegally using an emergency fiscal-crisis law to dodge payments on $3.5 billion in bonds that are supposed to be guaranteed by the island’s constitution. […]

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