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NY Times – A New York State appeals court dismissed a lawsuit brought by hedge funds against Porsche on Thursday, handing the German automaker a big victory in the long-running legal battle over its attempted takeover of Volkswagen. The Appellate […]

One Of The Biggest ‘Hedge Funds’ In The World Is Getting Destroyed By The Yen

(Business Insider) One of the biggest leveraged hedge funds in the world got hit with a 2×4 during the 4th Q. This fund has a mixed bag of assets, but was heavily exposed to big FX positions. The fund made […]

The Big Fiscal Cliff Deal Winners: Hedge Fund And Private Equity Moguls

(Forbes) In 2010 Steve Schwarzman, who runs the private equity and hedge fund behemoth the Blackstone Group, compared efforts to raise taxes on private equity and hedge fund managers with Hitler’s invasion of Poland. Schwarzman ended up apologizing for the […]

Buffett Is Still Crushing That Bet He Made Against Two Hedge Fund Managers In 2008

(Business Insider) It’s 2013, and that means that Warren Buffett is 5 years into a bet he made against two hedge fund managers at New York based fund Protege Partners. Back in 2008, Buffett told Ted Seides and Jeffrey Tarrant […]

Hedge fund industry loses out again

(Financial Times) — Bearish hedge fund managers have lost out in 2012, with the $2tn industry suffering another year of disappointing returns as traders were wrongfooted by a change in fortunes for the eurozone. According to Hedge Fund Research, slight […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund’s Naval Prize Nabs 1% of Payday

Bloomberg – For all the embarrassment billionaire Paul Singer caused Argentina by seizing one of its navy ships, the biggest triumph in a decade-long dispute brings him just 1 percent closer to recouping his $1.6 billion claim. The hedge fund […]

David Einhorn And Other Top Hedge Fund Managers Are Presenting Their Top Investment Picks Today

Today is the last day of the 8th annual Value Investing Congress in Manhattan. Investors from all over have gathered at the Marriot Marquis in Times Square to hear some of the brightest minds in the hedge fund industry share […]

NJ Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Guilty, Faces 20 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New Jersey “moms and pops” hedge fund manager Michael Spak waived prosecution and admitted to one count of wire fraud in Camden, N.J., court. Spack pleaded guilty to a charge that he conspired to defraud investors of more than $4 million. […]

It’s Time to Buy Dollar, Hedge Fund Says

Wall Street Journal – Investors should ignore growing expectations of a third round of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve and pile into the dollar because the U.S. economy is slowing and big trouble is brewing in the euro zone, […]

Hedge Funds Future: Time to ‘Separate Men From Boys’

CNBC: A once promising year for hedge funds has turned into another trudge through the muck, indicating that it may be time for the industry to rethink the way it does business. Hedge fund returns for the first half of […]

ABN AMRO Private Banking goes overweight on hedge funds

Opalesque – Speaking at the Opalesque Monaco Roundtable – which will be published in July 2012 – Marc de Kloe, Alternative Investments Manager, ABN AMRO Private Banking said that ABN AMRO Private Banking has moved from Neutral to Overweight on […]

Hedge fund firm losing pulling power

Reuters – Celebrity financier Arpad Busson has been mulling a sale of EIM, the hedge fund investor he founded in the 1990s, for several months but buyers with pockets as big as the firm’s glossy profile may prove hard to […]

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