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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 […]

Top In Private Equity: Texas Teacher Retirement System

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Teacher Retirement System of Texas rose to first place in the ranking of private equity investments, the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC) reported in its annual ranking of large public pension funds. The Texas […]

SEC Takes A Closer Look At Hedge Fund Investment Advisers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund regulatory adviser FrontLine Compliance reports that the SEC has been exerting its force with the registered investment adviser community this year. Several enforcement cases made public by the SEC have focused on registered advisers […]

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  • Hedge Funds Add to Venture-Capital Bounty
    Yesterday, October 23, 2014 : Permalink

    WSJ – Maverick Capital Ltd., one of the oldest hedge-fund firms, plans to launch its first venture-capital fund on Jan. 1, according to investors, with hopes of raising $400 million to take stakes in young companies. In pitching the fund […]

  • Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Hedge Fund Sues Ex-Employees Over New Fund
    Yesterday, October 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Forbes – Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates sued two former employees for falsely advertising their new hedge fund firm by exaggerating and misrepresenting their role at Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund firm that manages some $160 billion. Bridgewater Associates […]

  • US billionaire’s hedge fund dumps Sony stake
    Yesterday, October 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Business Times – US billionaire Daniel Loeb who last year tried to push Sony to spin off a key part of its business, has sold his shares in the struggling firm saying “more urgency will be necessary” to get it […]

  • Cincinnati investors targeted for New York hedge fund
    Yesterday, October 23, 2014 : Permalink

    Cincinnati Business Courier – A Cincinnati native who is the son of one of the local business community’s best-known CEOs has launched a hedge fund in New York. Daniel Barach, the son of former U.S. Shoe CEO Phil Barach, is […]



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  • 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 […]

  • 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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