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Governor Cuomo Vetoes New Bill Expanding Pension Allotment To Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Andrew Cuomo, the Governor who banned fracking in NY state, de-criminalized the use of medical marijuana and signed same-sex marriage legislation into law, yesterday vetoed a bill that aimed to raise the amount of assets New […]

Building Hedge Fund Websites After The JOBS Act, Twitter, LinkedIn

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Monthly hedge fund mentions on Twitter recently reached a high of 80,000 Tweets, and have not fallen below 40,000 in the last two years, Thomas Walek, President of Peppercomm said of the $3 trillion hedge fund industry […]

White: SEC To Focus On Asset Management Risks In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chair Mary Jo White announced in a speech at The New York Times DealBook Opportunities for Tomorrow Conference, that she has chosen to focus on the regulation of funds and their advisers. “We are now embarking on […]

Man Group Acquires Silvermine Capital Management For $45 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund giant Man Group plc announced plans to integrate $3.8 billion Connecticut-based leveraged loan manager, Silvermine Capital Management LLC, into Man GLG during the first quarter of 2015. Man will pay $23.5 million in cash upfront, […]

TrimTabs and BarclayHedge Report Hedge Funds Get $250 Million in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that the hedge fund industry took in $250 million (0.01% of assets) in October, recovering from outflows of $6.8 billion (0.2% of assets) in September. “Hedge fund inflows have […]

US-Based Hedge Fund Cerberus Buys Risky UK Debt

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund investor Cerberus has bought £2.3 billion ($3.6 billion) of risky UK commercial real estate loans, the New York Times reports. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) has sold a portfolio of Irish […]

Hedge Funds Gain $117 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 4.62% year-to-date, and based on preliminary returns reported by funds with daily liquidity, Eurekahedge expects the index to be broadly flat in December and finish in the 4% to 5% range for […]

Hedge Fund Managers Among The Largest Philanthropic Donors Of 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the season of giving upon us, Wealth-X today released a list of the 10 biggest single charitable donations of 2014. Billionaire investor Warren Buffet made the largest donation of 2014, giving US$2.1 billion to the […]

New York Lawyer Charged With Conducting Ponzi Scheme After Being Rescued From Hudson River

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Manhattan-based attorney with conducting a Ponzi scheme that defrauded some of his legal clients as well as close family members and friends. The SEC alleges that Charles A. […]

Buffalo Hedge Fund Managers Agrees to Settle Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges against a Buffalo, N.Y.-based investment advisory firm and two co-owners accused of making false and misleading statements to clients when recommending investments in a risky hedge fund. […]

Palmer Square Capital Management Launches Long/Short Credit Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Palmer Square Capital Management, a credit and alternatives investment manager specializing in structured credit, corporate credit and hedge fund strategies such as long/short credit, today announced that the firm has launched its sixth mutual fund, the […]

AOI Hedge Fund Principles/Guidlines

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alignment of Investments Association (AOI) on Tuesday released the latest version of its hedge fund best practices guidelines. While it’s unclear whether all of these proposed measures will take hold in the industry, one this […]

Convicted Hedge Fund Managers Cleared Of Wrongdoing

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A New York judge has thrown out the conviction against hedge fund managers Anthony Chiasson, co-founder of hedge fund Level Global Investors, and Todd Newman, a former portfolio manager at hedge fund Diamondback Capital Management. “Because the Government failed to present sufficient […]

UCITS HFS Index continues erratic performance, up 0.81% in November 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After having reported a minor loss of -0.29% in October, the UCITS HFS Index picked up its performance again in November and reports gains of 0.81%. The broad index started off negatively with a loss of […]

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    Friday, December 5, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Stark & Company, one of the oldest investment research house of the managed futures asset classes, announced the availability of its data with the latest release of Risk Shell by ABC Quant, LLC. , a leading […]

  • What Will happen to the Hedge Fund Industry if we Experience a 2008 Type Market Decline?
    Monday, December 1, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – With interest rates and credit spreads near historic lows and equity valuation above historical averages, many people are concerned that the Federal Reserve, by artificially keeping rates low, has created a 2007 type asset bubble in […]

  • SCORPEO opens Boston office and expands with senior hires in London and US
    Monday, November 24, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – SCORPEO, an independent, multi asset class service provider that captures and delivers value to investors, has recruited Jack McNally as Managing Director of SCORPEO US LLC, based in the firm’s newly opened US office in Boston […]

  • CIBAFI & SCA Sign MOU
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 : Permalink

    The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) and the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that serves as the foundation for future cooperation towards the enhancement of knowledge […]




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