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Hedge Fund Background Investigations – Investigative Due Diligence Trends and Techniques

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In an effort to discuss the current state of investor approaches to hedge fund background investigations, Corgentum Consulting announced that they will be hosting a free webinar titled, “Hedge Fund Background Investigations – Investigative Due Diligence Trends […]

SEC Releases Hedge Fund Data From Dodd-Frank PF Filings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The release of an annual report by the SEC to Congress under the new Dodd-Frank regulatory reform legislation shows the results of the data collected from private funds in 2014. Private Fund Regulatory Assets Under Management […]

Wedbush Charged BY FINRA For Systemic Market Access Violations, Anti-Money Laundering and Supervisory Deficiencies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on Friday filed a complaint against Los Angeles-based Wedbush Securities Inc. for systemic supervisory and anti-money laundering (AML) violations in connection with providing direct market access and sponsored access to […]

Hedge Fund Assets Up By $62.6 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - US hedge fund AUM went past the $1.4 trillion mark, with assets growing by $62.6 billion in 2014, new data from independent data provider and research house Eurekahedge shows. Long/short equity, fixed income and multi-strategy funds retained the top […]

Hedge Funds Lose Appeal In Porsche Suit

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Porsche has won a case in the US appeals court put forward by a group of over 30 hedge funds led by Greenlight Capital, Elliott International and Perry Partners, who tried to sue the carmakers for 1.81 billion […]

Credit Suisse: Hedge Funds Down 0.31% In July

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished down 0.31% for the month of July. Performance for the Broad Index and its ten sub-strategies is calculated monthly. June, July, and YTD 2014 performance numbers are […]

Zacks: BlackRock, Blackstone Under SEC Scrutiny

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund research group Zacks reports that The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has come up with the regulatory examination of alternative mutual funds. These mutual funds, proposed to be more risky than standard ones, […]

California Hedge Fund Manager Gets 14 Months For “Side Pocket” Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former Bay Area hedge fund manager and philanthropist Lawrence Goldfarb has received a sentence of over a year behind bars for concealing more than $12 million in investment proceeds that was owed to investors in his fund. In […]

Former Associate Dean of MIT Sloan School and His Harvard MBA Son Agree to Plead Guilty in Hedge Fund Scam

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two Boston-area hedge fund managers were charged today with conspiracy to commit securities fraud, wire fraud and obstruction of justice. Gabriel Bitran, 69, of Newton, a former professor and associate dean of the Massachusetts Institute of […]

Finding the Balance on Personal Securities Compliance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – On February 6, 2014, Matthew Martoma, a former trader at SAC Capital Advisers, a hedge fund founded by billionaire Steve Cohen, was found guilty in federal court for illegally trading on material nonpublic information. His former […]

White Paper: Financial services firms subject to data attacks

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Can acquisitions or investments lead to data attacks? The financial and reputational risks associated with security breaches and the ever-increasing sophistication of attacks are a critical issue for financial services firms today. It is no longer a […]

SEI Announces Board Members for Alternative Strategy-Focused Advisors’ Inner Circle Series Trust

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) announced today four independent board members for itsrecently-launched new series trust, The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund® (AIC) III, which addresses the rising demand for alternative strategies packaged as mutual funds. The board members, […]

Liquid Alternatives Will Play a Vital Role in U.S. Asset Management Growth

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The future of Liquid alternatives looks very promising according to a new survey. Liquid Alternatives will be one of the most significant drivers of U.S. retail asset-management growth over the next five years, according to a […]

Lexington Partners Acquire a Portion of JP Morgan Chase’s Interest in One Equity Partnership

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Lexington Partners (“Lexington”) together with AlpInvest Partners (“AlpInvest”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JPMorgan Chase’s interests in approximately 50% of the portfolio companies currently held by One Equity Partners […]

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  • ‘Smart money’ hedge funds flunk performance test
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    USA Today – If grades were given out to hedge funds, often dubbed the “smart money,” for their recent investment performance, they’d probably get a “C.” Indeed, these secretive investments favored by the wealthy and institutional investors have trailed the […]

  • Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Quantedge Global Fund, Asia’s best-performing macro hedge fund, said it has increased its assets to more than $1 billion, joining the ranks of the region’s biggest funds. Quantedge, which started with $3 million in October 2006, has increased […]

  • U.S. hedge funds hunting for value in Canada’s oil patch
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Financial Post – Hedge funds, mostly American, seem to have their fingerprints all over the Canadian oil patch these days. They are hunting for value in the Canadian sector, where stocks are on the rebound after lagging their U.S. counterparts […]

  • Aston Martin ‘Myth’ Tested as Hedge-Fund Pay Slumps
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Bonuses for hedge-fund employees in London have dropped by 94 percent since 2012 as returns in the industry declined, according to a salary-data provider. The average bonus for directors, or mid-level employees, plummeted to 8,000 pounds ($13,300) this […]



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  • BTIG Launches Chicago-based FX Desk
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new Chicago-based FX desk with the hires of Michael Artim, Brandon Walsh and Chris Karabelas. Since […]

  • Carne launches new edition of UCITS guide for fund managers
    Today, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet has proved popular with product development teams seeking practical guidance on distributing funds under the UCITS IV Directive. The new edition of […]

  • High Water Women’s 10th Annual Backpack Drive Delivers 12,300 Backpacks to Children in Need
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 : Permalink

    High Water Women’s 10th annual Backpack Drive will bring together 350 financial services industry volunteers to assemble a record 12,300 backpacks for tri-state area children in need. This year’s drive takes place August 8th through 14th at the New York […]

  • Troy Dixon in sweet spot with new structured products hedge fund
    Thursday, June 26, 2014 : Permalink

    Troy Dixon, an ex-Deutsche Bank RMBS trader, has recently set up Hollis Park Partners in New York and is working on the launch of a hedge fund that will seek to seize the “significant opportunities” in the $13.5 trillion structured […]




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