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SEC Names Hedge Fund Specialist To Run It’s National Exam Program

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marc Wyatt has been named Deputy Director of the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). Before joining the SEC, Wyatt was a principal and senior portfolio manager at Stark Investments, a global multi-strategy hedge […]

Rajaratnam Agrees To Pay $840 Thousand To Settle Hedge Fund Insider Trading Case

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Rengan Rajaratnam has agreed to pay more than $840,000 and accept securities industry bars in order to settle the agency’s insider trading case against him. The SEC filed civil charges in March […]

Hedge Fund Giants Join Up To Raise $6 Million For Charity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund sponsored event, Robin Hood, yesterday concluded its 2nd annual Investors Conference, raising $6 million to support hundreds of the most effective job-training programs, schools, soup kitchens, shelters and other poverty-fighting programs throughout New York […]

Hedge Fund RCB Launches Five New ETFs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – RBC Global Asset Management is launching five new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) specifically designed to meet the needs of investors and advisors for income, access to international markets and reduced exposure to foreign currency risk. All […]

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Invests In NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada with C$140.8 billion of net assets, has agreed to acquire a 29.7% interest in USD 10 billion hedge fund Pamplona Capital Management’s CSC ServiceWorks. […]

Q3: Investors Allocate $11.4 Billion To Event-Driven Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total hedge fund capital increased to a record level in the third quarter as financial market volatility increased into quarter-end, with inflows concentrated in Event Driven and Fixed Income-based Relative Value Arbitrage strategies, according to the latest HFR Global […]

Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eurekahedge reports in an article by Mark Leeds and Mayer Brown that a recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit ruling highlights planning traps that can dramatically affect when Social Security taxes can be imposed. On September 5, […]

Hedge Funds Up 3.82% With Net Inflows Of $60.7 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 3.82% year-to-date, registering performance-based gains of $56.4 billion while witnessing net asset inflows of $60.7 billion in 2014, according to October’s issue of The Eurekahedge Report. North American hedge funds and funds […]

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator: October notifications 3.12%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Forward Redemption Indicator for October shows notifications of 3.12%. This figure is down from 3.25% in September. “October’s forward redemptions decreased slightly from September, but remain in line with historical […]

Mayor Bloomberg’s Investment Adviser Joins NY Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ms. Ranji H. Nagaswami, a former Chief Investment Advisor to Mayor Bloomberg’s administration for the City of New York, has joined international hedge fund Corsair as a Senior Advisor. “Ranji brings a unique perspective to our […]

Staten Island Man Charged With Running A Fake Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Staten Island resident, Anthony Coronati, an investment adviser to a fictitious hedge fund that he claimed would invest in equity securities, has been charged by the SEC with conducting several fraudulent securities offerings and siphoning some […]

Hedge Fund Acquisitions Drive Man Group’s Assets Over $72 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UK hedge fund giant MAN Group PLC reported that funds under management are up 25% to $72.3 billion as of 30 September 2014 (30 June 2014: $57.7 billion) with the acquisition of Numeric and Pine Grove […]

5 Years Behind Bars For Former Hedge Fund Analyst

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A former analyst for a hedge fund investment adviser in San Francisco, California, has received a 3 year prison sentence for his part in a $27 million fraud scheme based on insider trading, The New York […]

AllianceBernstein Expands its Liquid Alternatives Platform With Three New Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – AllianceBernstein’s hedge fund team has launched three new liquid alternative mutual funds, Credit Long/Short (ALASX), Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund (ALATX) and Long/Short Multi-Manager Fund (LSAMX). AllianceBernstein currently has a rapidly growing $19 billion alternatives platform. One […]

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    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 […]

  • Why Obama’s Policies Are Killing Small Financial Services Businesses
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 : Permalink

    By Andrew Lerner Managing Partner, IA Capital Group I like President Obama, but despite my personal views I have to be honest: the regulations he has championed have been devastating to small businesses in financial services. Here’s a sector-by-sector breakdown: […]

  • SS&C unveils integrated front- to back-office solution for hedge funds
    Friday, October 10, 2014 : Permalink

    SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today unveiled its integrated front- to back-office technology platform for hedge funds. The end-to-end offering features a comprehensive Order Management System (OMS), including state-of-the-art […]

  • NRI Launches NRI Financial Technology Team in Mumbai
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 : Permalink

    Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., (NRI) a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced the expansion of NRI Financial Technologies India Pvt. Ltd (NRI FinTech) through the establishment of a new team in Mumbai. NRI FinTech, an NRI […]




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