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News Ex-Citadel managing director’s structured credit hedge fund secures seed deal

Hedge Funds Review – Grosvenor Capital Management has committed $85 million in seed capital for a structured credit hedge fund started by a group of former Citadel executives. Continuum Investment Management expects to launch its maiden hedge fund on February […]

Hedge Funds Raise Brent Crude Net-Longs to Nine-Month High

(Business Week) Hedge funds and other money managers raised bullish bets on Brent crude to the highest level in nine months, according to data from ICE Futures Europe. Speculative bets that prices will rise, in futures and options combined, outnumbered […]

Hedge funds gain $75bn in 2012

(Investment Europe) – Data from Eurekahedge suggest that the hedge fund industry grew its total assets by $75bn through 2012, as its own benchmark Hedge Fund Index underperformed the MSCI World over the year. The data provider, which monitors some […]

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, […]

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