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PEGCC Statement on Chairman Camp’s Tax Proposal

Steve Judge, President and CEO of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council, made the following statement in response to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s (R-MI) tax reform discussion draft, as referenced in his  Wall Street Journal op-ed this morning: […]

Emerging Markets Drag Hedge Fund Portfolios Down

Hennessee Group LLC announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index decreased -0.18% in January (-0.18% YTD), while the S&P 500 dropped -3.56% (-3.56% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -5.30% (-5.30% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index dipped […]

Hedge Fund Launch: QCP Alpha Source

The emergence of social trading websites has opened up unique new sources of unexploited market intelligence, and a fund started by industry veterans is positioned to profit. “Like most investment managers, we are always on the lookout for original new […]

Wall Street Gives Back – BTIG Upcoming Event

BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services, will host its 12th Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. The annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a celebrity-filled event. During the […]

Hedge Fund Launch: Humanitarianism Through Capitalism

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Food Fund Advisors is rolling out of the U.S. Food Fund, LLC, a hedge fund with the investment goal of “Humanitarianism Through Capitalism”. The USFF has multiple main purposes, as stated in its investment goal of […]

Morningstar Reports Hedge Fund Performance for December

The Morningstar MSCI Composite AW Hedge Fund Index rose 0.9% in December and 9.2% in 2013. In aggregate, single-strategy hedge funds experienced net inflows of $590 million in November, but for the year-to-date through November, they have lost $4.7 billion, with […]

Alternatives Reality: What to Expect from Future Allocations

Commonfund today announced the release of the white paper, “Alternatives Reality: What to Expect from Future Allocations” by Verne O. Sedlacek, President and CEO, Commonfund. The paper explains why alternative strategies, especially private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, have […]

Hedge Fund Agecroft Predicts 10 Industry Trends for 2014

Agecroft’s predictions for 2014: 1. Continued strong positive flows into the hedge fund industry driven by large institutional investors. 2014 should see the hedge fund industry reach a new all-time peak in assets as institutional investors continue to shift money […]

ABN AMRO Clearing voted ‘Proprietary Traders Clearing Firm of the Year’ in industry awards

User Contributed News – ABN AMRO Clearing was last night named ‘Proprietary Traders Clearing Firm of the Year’ in the annual international awards of Futures & Options World (FOW) magazine, part of Euromoney Institutional Investor. The awards were voted for […]

Healthcare and Consumer Sectors to Attract New Foreign Capital

“Hennessee Group LLC will be adding a China-only index (hedge funds with 50% or more exposure to China) as it sees new policies being implemented in China that are as profound to the economic development of China as the socio-economic […]

China’s Billionaires Are The Youngest In The World

At 53 years old, the average age of China’s 157 billionaires is nine years younger than the global average, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2013. The report, the first-ever global study on this ultra wealth tier, also […]

Sean Lavin to Launch Medical Technology Coverage

BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services, today announced that Sean Lavin, M.D., joined BTIG’s Research Department as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst to launch the firm’s coverage of the medical […]

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