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Pershing Wins HFMWeek Award For Best Prime Broker – Innovation

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BNY Mellon company, Pershing LLC’s prime brokerage business unit has been named ‘Best Prime Broker—Innovation’ at the 2014 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards hosted by HFMWeek. This is the fourth time Pershing Prime Services has won […]

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator: 5.05% In November, Up From 3.12% In October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Forward Redemption Indicator for November shows notifications of 5.05%. This figure is up from 3.12% in October. “In line with seasonal expectations, forward redemption requests increased in November due to […]

Jason Scharfman’s New Book On Hedge Fund Governance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Case studies of hedge fund governance failures including Weavering Capital, Madoff’s UK operation and AIJ Japan are being brough to light in a new book on hedge fund governance by Jason Scharfman (Managing Partner) at Corgentum Consulting. […]

2014 Global Hedge Fund Technology Benchmark Study

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the fourth consecutive year, Eze Castle Integration has surveyed a section of the investment management community to understand the systems and service providers funds are working with to achieve these best practices and attract investors. Eze […]

Pension Funds Are Increasing Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. financial group State Street recently published a study finding that, despite Calpers recent divestment from hedge funds, 77% of pension funds expect their appetite for alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds […]

Blackstone And Colombia Management Team Up To Improve Hedge Fund Base

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Columbia Management and Blackstone’s Alternative Asset Management sector are teaming up to research and develop investment solutions that leverage Columbia’s asset management capabilities and Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, Bloomberg reports. “Collaboration with Blackstone will enhance […]

Blackstone and NWI Management Develop a New Platform to Invest in Emerging Markets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, and NWI Management, LP (NWI), a global macro hedge fund, launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management LLC (BNAM), a new asset manager jointly owned by the two […]

Hedge Funds Down In October, S&P Up 2.32%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index lost -0.18% in October (+1.89% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +2.32% (+9.18% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +2.04% (+4.91% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +3.06% (+10.87% […]

Highlights From The November 2014 Eurekahedge Report

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 3.45% year-to-date with roughly 18% of funds boasting double digit returns for the year, half the number for the same period last year, Eurekahedge reports today. Total net asset flows for 2014 […]

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Down 0.80% in October

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished down 0.80% for the month of October. Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. September, October and YTD 2014 performance numbers […]

Sandell Hedge Fund Sends Activist Letter To TransCanada

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge fund Sandell Asset Management is taking on oil giant TransCanada, requesting a spinoff of its energy sector and urging the company to take advantage of a low tax paying affiliate. “Although we are excited […]

Hedge Fund Trends For 2015: Cybersecurity, Branding, Big Data

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Hedge fund founders, CEOs, COOs and CTOs got together to discuss the critical operational issues and trends that will impact hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles in 2015. The 9th annual Gravitas Trends thought leadership event, […]

Hedge Funds Care / Help for Children Canada Gala Raises Nearly C$200,000

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Well over 200 Canadian hedge fund and financial services industry professionals and supporters gathered at the Spoke Club in Toronto November 4 for the 11th annual “Open Your Hearts to the Children Gala.” The special fundraising […]

Hedge Fund Net Flows Advance 0.74% In November

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 measured -0.81%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.74% in November. “Net flows were positive […]

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    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 […]

  • National Philanthropic Trust report reveals total charitable assets in DAFs grew nearly 20% to a record $53.74 billion
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 : Permalink

    The 2014 Donor-Advised Fund Report, the most complete source for U.S. donor-advised funds (DAFs) statistics, found that grants from DAFs to qualified charities reached a record high of $9.66 billion in 2013, a 12.6 percent increase over 2012. Total DAF […]

  • Magnus Carlsen vs. Seniority
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 : Permalink

    By Andrew Lerner Managing Partner, IA Capital Group andy@iacapgroup.com Last year Magnus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand to become world chess champion. Carlsen, 22, convincingly beat Anand, 44, a top grandmaster since 1988, two years before Carlsen was born. A chess […]

  • ABC Quant Launches a New Cloud Risk Platform Powered by LuxHedge Database
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 : Permalink

    LuxHedge S.A., a premier provider of Alternative UCITS funds’ data, today announced that ABC Quant, LLC, a leading provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, launched Risk Shell LuxHedge Edition. The new cloud-based application, powered by […]




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