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100% of Hedgeopolis New York Profits To Go To Charity

Hedge fund advisor Agecroft Partners has said that it will donate 100% of its share of the profits generated from the 2013 Hedgeopolis in New York this year to a Charitable Trust that will make contributions to various nonprofit organizations […]

Fair Value Considerations Related to the Accounting for Embedded Derivatives

User Contributed News – Accounting guidance around embedded derivatives is a reasonably mature topic with SFAS 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, released in 1998 (now ASC Topic 815). Still, this remains a complex area of accounting due […]

Should Hedge Funds Advertise?

As the ban on hedge fund, private equity fund, and venture capital fund “advertising” is set to lift on Monday, September 23, most funds are wondering if they should take advantage of the opportunity, or sit it out. Of most […]

Prime brokers respond to challenges brought on by the shifting composition of the hedge fund industry and the changing regulatory requirements, according to EY prime broker survey

Faced with the challenges brought on by the shifts in the hedge fund industry and the changing regulatory landscape, prime brokers are attempting to differentiate themselves through unique product offerings, as well as their ability to leverage proprietary technologies and […]

The Sixth Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards

A call to everyone in the alternative investment industry in Canada. Join us at KPMG’s offices at 333 Bay Street on 3 October to hear who has won the awards this year. Once again, we have the full support of […]


RWC today announces Mark Walker is joining Louise Keeling as an analyst to work on its Luxembourg domiciled RWC Global Horizon Fund. Walker joins RWC from the Global Investment Research division of Goldman Sachs where he was an equity analyst […]

Setter Capital Liquidity Rating

Setter Capital covers over 7000 institutional investors in alternative investment funds, over 900 buyers of funds, more than 2000 opportunistic sellers, and their buy and sell interest in more than 3000 fund families. In the course of monitoring this secondary […]

Agecroft Believes Momentum in Asset Growth is Vital to Successfully Raising Hedge Fund Assets

Many small to mid-sized hedge funds become frustrated because their firm’s assets under management are not growing and they believe the market is biased against them based on their asset size. They are constantly hearing that a majority of assets […]

GoldenTree Hires James Clark

 GoldenTree Asset Management LP, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, today announced the hire of James Clarke as Managing Director – Business Development.  Mr. Clarke is based at GoldenTree’s New […]

Market Outlook | Sam Kassahun

“Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.” Euripides (480-406 BC) Stimulus questioned The most powerful and most prevailing theme in this ongoing bull market run is how participants continue to credit and adore the powers of the […]

Hedge Funds as Diversifiers in Institutional Portfolios

Commonfund announced the release of the white paper, “Hedge Funds as Diversifiers in Institutional Portfolios” authored by members of its Hedge Fund Strategies Group, Kristofer Kwait, Managing Director, Head of Hedge Fund Research,  John Delano, Director, and Justin Santana, Director. While investors […]

Atalaya Capital Continues Growth

New York-based Atalaya Capital Management LP, an alternative investment firm primarily focused on investing in credit opportunities, has closed its fifth special opportunities fund offering to a new and existing primarily institutional investor base.  Atalaya Fund V will seek to […]

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