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Alternative Assets Could Pass $15 Trillion by 2020

(Hedgefund Intelligence) Alternative investments could reach more than $15 trillion by 2020, according to a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report, titled Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage, examined a range of factors that may help […]

Apollo, Oaktree, Hedge Funds Gear Up For Another Big Short

(Wall Street Journal Interactive) Wall Street is preparing for panic on Main Street. Hedge funds are lining up to profit from potential trouble at some “alternative” mutual funds and bond exchange-traded funds that have boomed in popularity among retirees and […]

Hedge Fund Withdrawl Requests Drop to 2-1/2 Year Low in July

(Reuters) Investors kept their money in hedge funds in July amid market volatility over Greece and China, data showed on Tuesday, with requests to take cash out dropping to their lowest levels in 2-1/2 years.The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, […]

BlackRock Steps Up China Drive With New License To Raise Onshore Funds

(Reuters) – U.S. fund giant BlackRock Inc has won a special new licence that will allow it to raise funds in China directly for the first time, a senior executive told Reuters, paving the way for the world’s largest money […]

Greek and Chinese Debacles Create Lockdown Fears For Hedge Funds

(Yahoo Finance) The Greek market has been shut down since June 29. As for China, 1,300 stocks announced halts in trading last week. This made investors lose access to assets in the stock market that are valued at an estimated […]

Hedge Fund-Like Mutual Funds Lose Appeal As Investors Pull Out

(Yahoo Finance)Following the 2008 global financial crisis, normal investors who had lost money investing in traditional funds developed an appetite for vehicles whose performance was agnostic to market conditions. This helped absolute-return funds and long-short equity funds attract deposits from […]

SEC Charges Against NY Hedge Fund CFO Dismissed

(FA-Mag) A federal judge has dismissed charges that a New York man participated in a $1.5 million hedge fund fraud by passing falsified reports to prospective investors. George Palathinkal, general partner and chief financial officer of Aphelion Fund Manager LLC, […]

Two Federal Judges Reject Bids To Enjoin SEC Administrative Proceedings Against Securities Fraud Defendants

U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams handed down an important decision affecting the SEC’s controversial practice of bringing insider trading enforcement actions in the form of in-house administrative proceedings instead of as civil court actions. In a 23-page opinion, Judge Abrams […]

Former Soros Manager Said To Seek $750 Million For Macro Fund

(Bloomberg) Dai Jixin, a Hong Kong-based alumnus of Soros Fund Management, is seeking as much as $750 million for a global macro hedge fund, said people with knowledge of his plans.Dai recently opened his Trigram Global Macro Fund to international […]

Hedge Funds Turn Bearish On Ruble For The First Time This Year

(Bloomberg) Investors using Russian ruble futures turned bearish this week for the first time since December, according to data compiled the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Hedge funds and large speculators were net short 2,001 futures contracts on the currency […]

Omega’s Einhorn Sees Another Two Years Left In US Bull Market

(Bloomberg) The six-year bull market for U.S. stocks has at least another two years left, Omega Advisors Inc.’s Steven Einhorn said Sunday. “There’s quite a while to go before this particular bull market ends,” Einhorn, vice chairman of the New […]

Hedge Fund Giants Mario Gabelli, Stephen Mandel & Andreas Halvorsen Are Getting Active

(Benzinga) Many investors consider tracking hedge fund moves central to their strategy. Let’s take a look at the past week’s most relevant hedge fund moves. GAMCO Investors Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors was quite active this week.On Tuesday, the fund disclosed […]

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