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Event: SF 49ers Team Up With Hedge Funds To Stop Child Abuse

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – NFL team players, alumni, coaches, executives and cheerleaders are getting together to make the 13th Annual Hedge Funds Care “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit in San Francisco a magical day. The San Francisco 49ers Owner/Chair […]

Hedge Fund Law: SEC Names David Gottesman as Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  A member of the team that obtained admissions of liability as part of an $18 million settlement with hedge fund adviser Philip Falcone and his advisory firm Harbinger Capital Partners has been appointed as deputy chief […]

Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index Outperforms S&P 500 in Q1

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Eurekahedge North America Hedge Fund Index was up 2.25% in the first quarter of 2014, outperforming the S&P 500 index which gained 1.30% over the same period. Hedge funds are up 0.87% in Q1 2014, […]

Hedge Fund Launch: Classic Auto Funds to Capitalize on Collector Car Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Classic Auto Funds Limited (CAF) is launching several investment partnerships using collectable classic cars as the hard asset. “Many investors are recognizing the rising returns in specific classic cars as a low-risk asset,” said Robert Minnick, […]

Hennessee Index: Hedge Funds Down -0.48% In March 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.48% in March (+1.50% YTD), whilethe S&P 500 gained +0.69% (+1.30% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +0.83% (-0.72% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index declined -2.53% (+0.54% YTD). […]

Hedge Fund Acquisitions: Financial Services Giant TIAA-CREF Buys Nuveen Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA–CREF)  is buying Chicago-based investment management firm Nuveen Investments in an estimated $6.25 billion deal, the two companies have announced. Nuveen Investments manages $221 billion as of December 31, 2013. […]

Hedge Fund Mergers: GEMS Group Acquires Kenmar-Olympia

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Receiving legal and regulatory approval, alternative investor GEMS Group has acquired hedge fund group Kenmar-Olympia. “We are very happy to have concluded this acquisition that reinforces our research and international distribution capabilities.” Dr David Goldfarb, Managing […]

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform To Focus On Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Reuters is reporting that because of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act the SEC is putting together a team specifically to investigate private equity and hedge funds. The Dodd-Frank Act contains more than […]

Evanston Capital Management Issues Report on Hedge Fund Replication

Evanston Capital Management, LLC, an alternative investment firm, today published a report examining the intricacies of hedge fund replication strategies. The white paper, Hedge Fund Replication: Is It Appropriate For You?, is available at www.evanstoncap.com. “While there are a limited number of top […]

Hedge Fund Law Specialists Join Bloomberg BNA

New York (Hedge Co.Net) – The Bloomberg BNA Banking Report Advisory Board is adding hedge fund law firms and specialists to its panel of practitioners and policy experts from across the spectrum of banking law.  The Advisory Board will provide guidance […]

Hedge Fund People: FORT Opens NY Office

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund FORT Management, founded in 1993 by Yves Balcer and Sanjiv Kumar, who formerly worked together as senior fund managers at the World Bank, has expanded its operations and opened an office in New York. […]

Court Approves $1.8 Billion Settlement In SAC Hedge Fund Case

New York (Hedge Co.Net) -Steven A Cohen’s hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors has received court approval on a record criminal settlement for insider trading on Thursday, as a US judge accepted a guilty plea from the hedge fund firm. CBS reports: […]

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  • Influence of banks, hedge funds on commodities lowest since 2008
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 : Permalink

    Reuters – United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008. In a 2012 report for the […]

  • Indian hedge funds outperform peers in Q1
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 : Permalink

    The Hindu Business Lone – Indian hedge funds outperformed many of their global peers during the January-March quarter of 2014, rising 5.4 per cent. According to the latest data from independent financial data and research firm Eurekahedge, hedge funds focused […]

  • SA hedge fund regulations published
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 : Permalink

    Johannesburg – Draft regulations and a related explanatory memorandum for hedge funds were published for public comment on Thursday, the Financial Services Board (FSB) and Treasury said. “The intention is to still finalise the regulations by the second quarter of […]

  • Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 : Permalink

    Reuters – Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a bigger […]

  • UBS’s Rajeev Misra Said to Plan Move to Fortress Hedge Fund
    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Rajeev Misra, UBS AG’s former co- head of fixed-income, is preparing to leave the Swiss bank for Fortress Investment Group LLC, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Misra, who has served as a senior adviser to […]

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