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Boston Area Adviser Gets 7 Years in the Slammer For Fake Hedge Fund

(Bizjournals) A Woburn, Mass. investment adviser has been sentenced to seven years in prison for helping to convince clients to invest more than $1.3 million in a bogus hedge fund company and using their money for personal expenses. Rosalind Herman, […]

Preqin Survey: Hedge Funds Sense Opportunity in Brexit Turmoil

(FinAlternatives) While many alternative managers expect portfolio performance and investment decisions to be affected by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, hedge fund managers expect to benefit from increased market volatility over the short term, a survey by industry […]

Hedge Fund With $9 Billion in Assets Bets on Asia Post Brexit

(Bloomberg) Sparx Group Co., the Japanese asset manager that oversees about 951.5 billion yen ($9.3 billion), sees investment opportunities in Asian companies after the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. Asia will be the driver of global growth amid […]

Citadel Names Steven Lieblich Chief Technology Officer of Hedge Fund Business

(HedgeCo.Net) Citadel announced the appointment of Steven Lieblich as Chief Technology Officer of Citadel’s hedge fund business. A 30-year veteran of Morgan Stanley, Steve has served in a series of senior technology roles, most recently as Morgan Stanley’s Chief Information […]

Managed Futures Funds: The Best and Worst of May

(Daily Alts) Managed Futures Funds The Best and Worst of MayManaged futures mutual funds and ETFs posted another month of losses in May, falling by an average of 0.87% on the heels of April’s 1.83% losses. May’s losses compare to […]

Hedge Fund Managers and Former Government Official Charged in $32 Million Insider Trading Scheme

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against two hedge fund managers and their source, a former government official accused of deceptively obtaining confidential information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A third hedge […]

Blackrock: Investing opportunities to consider before the second half

Blackrock: Investing opportunities to consider before the second half Harvest posted on Wed 8 Jun 2016 Permalink Print Markets today are characterized by low returns and lots of “me-too” trades, but it’s important to remember low return doesn’t mean no-return. […]

Sequoia Fund Cuts Almost Half of Stake in Valeant

(Yahoo) Several days after appointing an investment committee and new holding restrictions in response to substantial losses on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX), the Sequoia Fund sold a substantial portion of its investment in the company. The filing from a week ago […]

Citi Reviews Hedge Fund Performance for April

(Daily Alts) Citi Reviews Hedge Fund Performance for AprilHedge funds posted gains in April, with aggregate returns ranging from +0.41% to +0.93%, according to two different measures used in Citi Prime Finance’s Hedge Fund Industry Snapshot for May 2016. But […]

Managing SEC Examination Exit Interviews: How to Minimize the Impact of a Deficiency Letter

(Hedge Fund LCD) By all accounts—press releases issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, speeches given by its commissioners and various department heads, along with the agency’s most recent performance reports—registered investment advisers are in the SEC’s examination crosshairs. The […]

eVestment: Hedge Fund Industry Assets Rise to $2.986T on Performance Gains

(FINalternatives) Despite continued net redemptions totaling $1.9 billion in April, performance gains helped boost total hedge fund industry assets by $6.86 billion to $2.986 trillion, according to the April edition of eVestment’s Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. In spite of […]

Calamos Urges Hedged-Equity Exposure for Retail Investors

(Daily Alts) Calamos Urges Hedged-Equity Exposure for Retail InvestorsEquity volatility has been increasing along with correlations among U.S., international, and emerging-market stocks. With interest rates low and expected to slowly edge higher, bonds may be less attractive as a counterweight […]

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