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JOBs Act: SEC Warns Hedge Funds Of Misrepresenting Themselves In Advertising

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC has warned that 13 hedge funds and their advisers have been only reporting favorable information about themselves, leaving out their losing bets in past performance when advertising under the new JOBs Act. “We plotted […]

Hedge Fund Founder Says The Arrest Of Systema Boss Is A Warning From Putin

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund founder and critic of corruption in Russia, Bill Browder, has a lot to say about the arrest of one of Russia’s richest men, Vladimir Yevtushenkov, The Guardian reports. “I don’t know if Yevtushenkov did […]

Agecroft Partners Predicts 5 Top Outcomes of CalPERS divesting of Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – CalPERS’ announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz in the media with many people wondering what impact this will have on the hedge fund and pension fund industries going forward. Donald A. […]

Hedge Fund Investors Cut Corners On Background Investigations

New York (HedgeCo,Net) – Corgentum Consulting announced the results of a survey that shows investors and operational due diligence analysts under research hedge funds when it comes to background investigations. 37% of those surveyed stated that they do not conduct any […]

Hedge Funds Underperform in August

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained +1.05% in August (+2.96% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +3.77% (+8.39% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +3.23% (+3.15% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +4.82% (+9.67% […]

Spirit Music Group Expands With $50 Million From Hedge Fund Giant

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fortress Credit Corp., an affiliate of $63.8 billion hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group LLC, has invested $50 million in new capital commitments to independent music publishing company, Spirit Music Group, to pursue its expansion plans. […]

Former Money Manager Charged With Stealing Hedge Fund Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Sean C. Cooper has been accused of fraudulently taking excess management fees from the accounts of investors, the SEC reports. An investigation found that Cooper improperly withdrew more than $320,000 from a […]

SEC Sanctions 19 Hedge Fund Advisers, Private Equity Firms

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC has issued sanctions in an enforcement initiative uncovering certain hedge fund advisers and private equity firms that have illegally participated in an offering of a stock after short selling it during a restricted period. The SEC last […]

Investcorp Acquires Approximately $250 Million In Real Estate

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investcorp, the $11 billion hedge fund manager, is expanding its U.S.-based real estate arm. Through separate transactions, Investcorp has acquired a portfolio of office and industrial properties in Durham, NC, Seattle, WA and Jacksonville, FL for […]

TMF Custom House Fund Services Launches New Platform In Conjunction With AIFMD Reqirements

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund service provider TMF Custom House Fund Services, announced that it is now offering clients a depositary lite, or ‘Depo Lite,’ platform to support alternative investment managers marketing their funds in Europe to fulfill their […]

CalPERS Eliminates Hedge Fund Program

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The $300 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that it will eliminate its hedge fund program, known internally as the Absolute Return Strategies (ARS) program, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce complexity […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Up 4.16% YTD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The latest issue of The Eurekahedge Report focuses on the US$275 billion UCITS hedge fund industry along with our regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows. Highlights from this month’s report: Hedge funds are […]

Fitch Report On Hedge Fund Reinsurance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fitch reports today that newly formed hedge fund reinsurers are unlikely to achieve an Insurer Financial Strength rating in the ‘A’ category under Fitch Ratings’ methodology. This is due to both general constraints applied to start-up […]

Hedge Fund Index: August performance 1.10%, September net flows advance 0.58%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Hedge Fund Performance Index for August measured 1.10% and its Capital Movement Index showed net flows advance 0.58% in September. “Subscriptions were nearly double that of redemptions for September, although capital […]

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  • Bridgewater’s Dalio Says Hedge Fund Seeks ‘Radical Truth’
    Today, September 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Ray Dalio, who runs the $160 billion Bridgewater Associates LP, said he’s seeking to encourage a culture of “radical truth and radical transparency” by recording everything inside the hedge-fund firm. “I didn’t want to have spin,” Dalio said […]

  • Hedge fund vet: The bubble is about to bite
    Today, September 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Fortune – Julian Robertson, the founder of Tiger Management and one of the most successful hedge funds managers ever, says we’re about to get bit. While Robertson agrees that the economy is recovering, he feels one of the biggest drivers […]

  • Ex-Deutsche Bank’s Lehr Said to Start New York Hedge Fund
    Today, September 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Hal Lehr, a former Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) and Soros Fund Management LLC trader, received backing from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)’s asset management unit to start a New York hedge-fund firm, a person with knowledge of the […]

  • Barclays picks hedge fund platform founder to head wealth unit
    Today, September 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Reuters – Barclays has named the founder of a managed account platform for hedge funds as the new boss of its wealth and investment management arm. Barclays said on Monday that Akshaya Bhargava would join as chief executive of wealth […]



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  • VerInvest Corporation Launches Secure Accredited Investor Certification Service
    Yesterday, September 22, 2014 : Permalink

    VerInvest Corporation (“VerInvest”) today announced the launch of its highly-secure, financial verification clearing service for the alternative investment community. The platform provides its investor-members a confidential means to authenticate their accredited or qualified financial status, and connect with capital-raising companies and alternative investment […]

  • Innovative Dealflow Platform Revolutionises Investor and Capital Raiser Relationships
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : Permalink

    The Commodities Investment Exchange (CoinVex) platform allows managers of Private Equity, Family Offices and Energy companies to identify global cross commodity/cross transaction investment opportunities and connect directly with Capital Raisers. In eliminating the need for Brokers, CoinVex is focused on […]

  • Newgate Compliance Successfully Completes First FCA Application
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 : Permalink

    Newgate Compliance, the independent compliance consultancy firm co-founded by former FCA Regulators Martin Herriot and Aron Brown, has completed its first FCA application successfully without delays and beating all timing expectations. The application was submitted on behalf of global investment […]

  • 2014 HFC Southeast Grantees Announced
    Monday, September 15, 2014 : Permalink

    Hedge Funds Care announced that in 2014,  they distributed $85,000 to 6 programs that are preventing and treating child abuse in the Southeast area. Our 2014 Southeast Grantees: Advocates for Bartow’s Children: Provides family assessment, parent education and coaching, and […]




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