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Hedge Fund Industry Raises Over $1.5 Million to Prevent and Treat Child Abuse

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over 600 senior executives from some of New York’s most prominent hedge funds including Ellington Management, Marathon Asset Management, York Capital Management and Two Sigma, have joined up with Help For Children/Hedge Funds Care (HFC), raising over $1.5 […]

Biggest Hedge Fund Run by a Woman Emerges After Braga Spinoff

Bloomberg – Leda Braga stood on a stage at Geneva’s InterContinental hotel this month and began singing “Happy.” “Can’t nothing bring me down,” the hedge-fund manager known to some as Lady Braga shouted to about 80 employees, her voice hoarse […]

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System To Invest Over $1 Billion In Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Illinois had decided to invest in a woman-run global macro strategy hedge fund. The Teachers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees today approved series of investments totaling $905 million, including an initial $50 million commitment through the System’s […]

Judge Georgette Mosbacher, CEO and President of Borghese, Inc. to Receive Founder’s Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – During the 17th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, Georgette Mosbacher, CEO & President of Borghese, Inc., will be presented with the Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC) Founder’s Award. It is […]

Hedge Fund People: SkyBridge Capital Appoints Three New Partners

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After seeing major growth in 2014, global alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital, has named three new partners in its hedge fund business: Robert Duggan, portfolio manager; Christopher Hutt, head of hedge fund administration and operations; and […]

The Woman Who Is Posting Some Of The Hedge Fund World’s Best Returns

Forbes – Nehal Chopra, the founder of Ratan Capital Management, is a rarity in the rich $2.8 trillion world of hedge funds these days. The vast majority of hedge fund managers have been unable to keep up with the booming […]

Mayor Bloomberg’s Investment Adviser Joins NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ms. Ranji H. Nagaswami, a former Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg’s administration for the City of New York, has joined international hedge fund Corsair as a Senior Advisor. “Ranji brings a unique perspective to our […]

Rothstein Kass Study: Not Enough Women in Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the six and a half years ending June 2013, the Rothstein Kass Women in Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Index outperformed other indices, returning 6%. The S&P 500 gained 4.2% and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index dropped -1.1%during the […]

Hedge Fund People: Jennifer Drake Joins Brevan Howard Spinn Off

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – Jennifer Drake, a former Managing Director Goldman Sachs, has joined DW Investment Management. The $5bn company is the investment manager of the Brevan Howard Credit Value and the Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts Master Fund. DWIM was founded by […]

Mayor Bloomberg declares Sep 23 as “100 Women in Hedge Funds Education Day”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The mayor of New York has proclaimed that in celebration of 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF’s) 400th education session, Sep 23 will be the “100 Women in Hedge Funds Education Day.” The session takes place at 399 […]

Hedge Fund Founder Warren Buffett On Women In Investing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund founder and investor extraordinaire Warren Buffett  had a few words to say about women in investing over at UK newspaper The Telegraph. “As fears grow that the United States is preparing to plunge over the […]

People Moves: Lisa Preudhomme Joins Hedge Fund Larch Lane

New York (HedgeCo,net) – Hedge fund seeder, Larch Lane Advisors LLC, a member company of Old Mutual Asset Management, announced today that Lisa Preudhomme has been appointed as a Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Ms. Preudhomme will be responsible […]

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