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This Venture Capitalist Proves Himself As A Hedge Fund Manager

(CNBC) During the past few years, a number of major hedge-fund investors have put money into young, private companies to test their chops as venture capitalists. But in a rarer move, at least one prominent venture capitalist, Chamath Palihapitiya, is […]

China Hedge Funds Claw Back From Losses as Market Swings Subside

(Bloomberg) Some of the largest China-focused hedge funds are reversing losses they posted early this year as the stock market recovers, although a comeback remains elusive for the industry as a whole. The $1.5 billion Greenwoods Golden China Fund and […]

Hedge Funds Trim Record Bearish Wheat Wager as Demand Climbs

(Bloomberg) There are finally some signs of life in the wheat market.Prices surged last week by the most in 15 months after the U.S. Department of Agriculture unexpectedly cut its forecast of global inventories. That was fortuitous for some speculators. […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index Up 0.88% in September

(FinAlternatives) Hedge fund returns as tracked by global administrator SS&C GlobeOp were in the green for the third straight month in September, while asset flows tipped negative. To read this article:

First FCPA Case Against Hedge Fund

(The National Law Review) On September 29, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced that Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (“Och-Ziff”) agreed to pay nearly $200 million to the SEC to settle civil charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt […]

AllianceBernstein’s $7 Billion AIG Outflow Ends Six-Year-Old Tie

(Bloomberg) AllianceBernstein Holding LP became another victim of the hedge fund rout when American International Group Inc. decided to wind down a six-year relationship with the asset manager. AIG was the “most significant” driver of outflows last month as the […]

Deutsche Bank Isn’t Lehman Brothers — But There’s a Bigger Issue at Stake

(The Business Insider) Deutsche Bank is going through a crisis, facing a $14 billion fine from US authorities, hedge funds are putting short bets on its stock, and the bank announced further layoffs.Some commenters have been comparing Deutsche’s issues to […]

Carlyle’s ESG Nexus Fund Falls 43% as Bearish China Bet Sours

(Bloomberg) A hedge fund managed by Carlyle Group LP’s Emerging Sovereign Group plunged 43 percent this year through August as its wager against China soured. Brian McCarthy’s Nexus fund saw assets erode to $125 million from roughly $500 million at […]

Crispin Odey Hires Goldbridge Hedge-Fund Co-Founder Shewaram

(Bloomberg) Odey Asset Management LLP has hired Dipankar Shewaram, the co-founder of hedge fund Goldbridge Capital Partners, as a money manager in London. Shewaram said he started at the investment firm run by Crispin Odey last week. He will co-manage […]

Man Group Soars on Quarterly Asset Growth That Beats Estimates

(Bloomberg) Man Group Plc, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge-fund firm, climbed by more than 10 percent in London trading after third-quarter asset growth beat estimates. Net inflows at Man Group were $1.3 billion in the third quarter as investors […]

SEC Said to Demand That Cooperman Agree to Hedge Fund Suspension

(Bloomberg) Wall Street’s top cop demanded that a resolution of its insider-trading case against Leon Cooperman include the billionaire investor accepting a temporary suspension from the hedge fund industry, according to people familiar with the matter. Before suing Cooperman last […]

Hedge funds breathe short sigh of relief in September

(CNBC) September has brought a much-needed reprieve for the global hedge fund industry following a year of mounting criticism and investor agitation over its high fees and disappointing performance. Aggregate hedge funds gained 0.91 percent in September,according to data provider […]

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