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SkyBridge Is Peddling Itself in West Palm Beach

WSJ – Anthony Scaramucci, the founder of the New York-based SkyBridge Capital, has never been shy about publicity. So it should come as no surprise that he and his firm are among the first to test the lifting of the […]

Hedge fund buys Phones 4U debt for possible attack on private equity owner

Telegraph – A New York hedge fund has bought up a large chunk of the £430m in senior bonds in Phones 4U that were rendered almost worthless by the controversial collapse of the retailer last year. It is understood that […]

Hedge fund Everest Capital falls off a Swiss cliff

CNBC – A single bad currency bet has caused one of the largest and longest-standing private investors in emerging markets to collapse. Everest Capital—a 25-year-old hedge fund firm that counted George Soros and Nelson Peltz as early backers and has […]

Ex-Brevan Howard star Rokos hires top Goldman executive for hedge fund start-up

Reuters – Former Brevan Howard star trader Chris Rokos has hired former Goldman Sachs co-head of Asia Pacific macro trading, Stuart Riley, as he gears up for one of Europe’s most high-profile 2015 hedge fund launches. Rokos, who made $4 […]

Hedge funds benefit as euro falls

MarketWatch – The euro’s plunge has given a much-needed lift to hedge funds that have been repeatedly frustrated by the world’s central banks. A bevy of multibillion-dollar funds has gained as much as 9% this year as their managers bet […]

Hedge fund seeks boardroom shakeup at Alliance Trust

Guardian – Alliance Trust is facing a new battle over strategy and governance as activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors pushes for the appointment of three new directors to the board of the Dundee-based investment group. Elliott, which owns 12% of […]

Hedge Fund That Made 167% on Japan Bonds Wagers on Policy Divide

Bloomberg – GCI Systematic Macro Fund, which earned 167 percent on Japanese government bond futures in 13 months, is scanning computer models to profit further as global monetary policy diverges. The hedge fund employs a computerized global macro strategy to […]

It’s odd that protesters are going after Paul Tudor Jones

Business Insider – Union and community protesters are marching today on the home of Paul Tudor Jones, the founder and head of the Greenwich, Connecticut–based hedge fund firm Tudor Investment Corporation with the hopes of calling attention to the financial […]

Board votes against investing in charter supporter’s hedge fund

NYP – In a rare move, the board that oversees the city’s retirement fund for civil servants killed a proposal to invest in a high-yield hedge fund — run by one of the city’s biggest investors in charter schools, sources […]

BlueCrest to open $1 billion equity hedge fund to investors in April

Reuters – BlueCrest, the $14 billion hedge fund firm led by billionaire Michael Platt, is to open its high-performing equity fund to outside investors, marking a new attempt by one of Europe’s biggest hedge funds to expand into the asset […]

The Swiss National Bank: Central Bank or Hedge Fund?

Forbes – Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan must feel as though he can’t get a break these days. The SNB reported a record $39.3 billion profit in 2014, and the proceeds were distributed to the country’s various federal […]

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World’s Top Hedge Fund Manager

Entrepreneur – Hedge fund culture may be vastly different from the world of startups, but entrepreneurs shouldn’t turn a blind eye to useful lessons from high finance. That’s why in his book, Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins delves into […]

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