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Financiers To Discuss The Emergence Of Palm Beach County As A Financial Hub

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As hedge funds, investors and financial services firms continue to migrate to Palm Beach County, FL, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is hosting a special luncheon for financial professionals on the 29th of […]

Hedge Fund Manager Gets 21 Years For Black Diamond Fraud, 10 Conspirators Get Jail Time

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ohio-based hedge fund manager Jonathan D. Davey has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for his role in Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims of more than $40 million, the FBI reports. All federal sentences are […]

AIMA: Helping Trustees Navigate The Hedge Fund Sector

New York – (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund association, and the CAIA Association, the global leader in alternative investment education, have jointly published the first of a series of educational papers about hedge […]

Total Assets In Investment Alternative Approaches $7 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to Preqin’s 2015 Global Alternatives Report, the global alternative assets industry is closing in on $7 Trillion in total assets. This total includes hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure funds, but it […]

Hedge Fund Asset Growth From Several Fronts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Earlier this month it was reported that hedge fund inflows in 2014 were the highest they had been since 2007. Last week, the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption indicator showed that withdrawal requests dropped to 2.49% in January. […]

Earnings Season Producing Mixed Results So Far

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Through the first two weeks of earnings season, the results are somewhat mixed with a high number of companies beating expectations, but the growth rates on both earnings and revenue are running lower than recent quarters. So […]

Ohio Hedge Fund Manager Accused of Defrauding Investors of $5.5 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An eight-count federal indictment has been returned charging Geoffrey W. Nehrenz for his role operating a hedge fund Ponzi scheme in which 19 investors were defrauded out of approximately $5.5 million, law enforcement officials said. Between […]

Study: ETF Assets To Exceed $5 Trillion By 2020

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Professionally managed financial investments globally are predicted to grow at 6 percent annually to reach $100 trillion by 2020, according to a new report by PwC. ETFs will pay a prominent role in this growth, as […]

Weavering Hedge Fund Boss Gets 13 Years In Jail

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a long and drawn out trial regarding the collapse of the UK’s largest hedge fund, Weavering, which went down in 2009 with more than $530m of losses, founder Magnus Peterson has been sentenced to 13 years […]

Standard & Poor’s To Pay $77 Million For Ratings Violations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Standard & Poor’s has agreed to pay more than $58 million to settle SEC charges rising from a series of federal securities law violations by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services involving fraudulent misconduct in its ratings […]

SEC Charges Investment Adviser and Manager in South Florida-Based Fraud

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based investment advisory firm, its manager, and three related funds in a scheme that raised more than $17 million […]

Hedge Fund People: Norm Champ To Leave SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC director that oversaw the adoption of the Volcker Rule, will be leaving the commission after a 5 year run, the SEC announced. Norm Champ, Director of the Division of Investment Management, played a key role […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Highest In 7 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to hedge fund research group HFR, the hedge fundindustry experienced net inflows of $76.4 billion in 2014 and that has pushed the assets under management in the industry to just shy of $3 trillion. Interestingly, the […]

Setter Capital Secondary Market Estimates $49.3 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 2014 marked the busiest year for the secondary market to date with an estimated $49.3 billion in completed transactions, according to the newly released Setter Capital Volume Report, which covers the secondary market for private equity, […]

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  • Venezuelan hedge fund manager to be sentenced in huge fraud
    Yesterday, January 29, 2015 : Permalink

    AP – Nearly four years after he confessed to running a massive fraud scheme, a former hedge fund manager is expected to be sentenced in a Connecticut case that had its biggest fallout in Venezuela, where the state oil company […]

  • Bill Ackman on Receiving End of Hedge Fund Selling
    Yesterday, January 29, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – Hedge fund activist Bill Ackman is used to calling the shots at the listed companies he frequently targets. So there is a certain irony in the fact that it is other hedge funds, he says, who are responsible […]

  • Hedge fund Barington proceeds with proxy contest at OMNOVA
    Yesterday, January 29, 2015 : Permalink

    Reuters – Hedge fund Barington Capital Group filed preliminary proxy statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is proceeding with a proxy contest to elect three alternative directors to the board of OMNOVA Solutions, the documents show. New […]

  • Stock Picking, Large-Cap Rally Boosts Top Japan Hedge Funds
    Yesterday, January 29, 2015 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Pickers of small company shares and money managers who anticipated a year-end rally in large-capitalization stocks were the best performers among Japan-focused hedge funds last year. Hayate Partners Pte’s Japan Equity Long Short Fund returned 19.4 percent in […]

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  • Centaur Wins Award For Leading Innovator in Hedge Fund Administration and Client Service
    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Centaur Fund Services announced today that it has been named ‘The Leading Innovator in Hedge Fund Administration and Client Service’ at the Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2015 . This award recognizes the company’s excellence in innovation, […]

  • Agecroft Partners’ Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2015
    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends through their contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. Because the hedge fund industry is very dynamic and […]

  • Anton Kreil to Give Away $1,000,000 in 2015
    Wednesday, December 24, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – In a drive to further educate people into learning how to trade and take responsibility for their own financial future, trader Anton Kreil has today pledged to give away $1,000,000 from his account profits in 2015 […]

  • STAR CTA Data Integrated With Risk Shell Cloud
    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 […]

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