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100 Women in Hedge Funds Raises More Than EUR 70’000 at the Inaugural Milan Gala

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 100 Women In Hedge Funds announced the fundraising amounts from the London, Geneva, New York, Hong Kong, and Milan Galas for charities focused on women’s and family health. 100 Women in Hedge Funds Raises More Than EUR 70’000 […]

13F Filings: Hedge Funds’ Largest Buys and Sells

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Energy and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q4 2014, with AbbVie, Actavis and Alibaba as the most popular individual stocks, according to S&P Capital IQ’s Q4 Hedge Fund […]

Two New Directors To The AIMA Hedge Fund Council

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has announced the appointment of two new directors to the AIMA Council, its global governing body. The two directors are Martin Pabari, Chief Operating […]

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 […]

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  • FBI Files Say Hedge Fund Analyst Made Millions on Tips From Dell Insider
    Today, November 25, 2014 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – The FBI files spell it out: An analyst at Citadel LLC, the hedge fund with $23 billion in capital invested globally, told agents he made millions of dollars trading on information from a company insider. It was December […]

  • Bearish Hedge Fund Going Against the Bulls Still Profits
    Today, November 25, 2014 : Permalink

    NYT – The stock market has been rising for years, hitting new highs almost every week. So how is it that one of Wall Street’s most bearish investors can claim to have profited strongly over this period? Universa Investments, a […]

  • Apple Inc. Is Top Holding Among Hedge Funds
    Today, November 25, 2014 : Permalink

    Valuewalk – As Apple is at the list of Goldman Sachs’ Very Important Positions list, it also tops the list of what the firm’s analysts say is the 50 stocks that “matter most” to hedge funds. In their latest report, […]

  • Want To Make A Difference? Don’t Be A Hedge Fund Manager
    Today, November 25, 2014 : Permalink

    Huff Post – Long before the 2008 financial collapse, the American economic landscape had shifted, plunging the country into something of an identity crisis. Manufacturing was down, far less tangible industries were up. Income inequality and nostalgia for a time […]

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  • SCORPEO opens Boston office and expands with senior hires in London and US
    Yesterday, November 24, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – SCORPEO, an independent, multi asset class service provider that captures and delivers value to investors, has recruited Jack McNally as Managing Director of SCORPEO US LLC, based in the firm’s newly opened US office in Boston […]

    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 […]

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