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Two Emmy Winners To Star In New Showtime Hedge Fund Drama

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Emmy-winner Damian Lewis, star of “Homeland” and fellow Emmy-recipient Paul Giamatti, “John Adams”, are slated to play rivals in an upcoming drama co-written by Andrew Ross Sorkin. “The dynamic star pairing of Paul Giamatti and Damian […]

Google Chairman Invests In A Hedge Fund

New York, HedgeCo.Net – Google chairman Eric Schmidt, has bought a 20% equity share in the D. E. Shaw group, a global hedge fund investment and technology development firm with more than $36 billion in aggregate investment capital. “I’ve always […]

SEC Gives Million-Dollar Whistleblower Award to Compliance Officer

New York, HedgeCo.Net – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than a million dollars to a compliance professional who provided information that assisted the SEC in an enforcement action against the whistleblower’s company. The award […]

Global Hedge Fund Centaur Wins Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

New York, HedgeCo.Net – For the fifth consecutive year, Centaur Fund Services has been recognised in the HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards. Centaur was named as Best Administrator under $30bn – Overall in recognition of its exceptional client service […]

Private Equity Investment Volume Remains Strong in Q1 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Private equity investment volume remained strong in Q1 despite a seasonal slowdown in overall private equity activity, according to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s (PEGCC) Trends Report for the first quarter of 2015. Investment volume […]

Biotech Rallies: Composite Models Take Advantage

New York (HedgeCo.net)  – The biotech sector has been on an incredible run over the last four years and so far in 2015, the rally has continued. In the last four years, the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NYSE: IBB) has gone […]

Married Couple Sentenced To Jail For Stealing $6.5 Million Through A Fictitious Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An Oklahoma husband and wife were handed prison sentences yesterday for stealing over $6.5 million from six victims who thought they were investing in a hedge fund. Linda Livolsi was sentenced to 45 months (3.75 years) in […]

Agape Employees Convicted For Massive Ponzi Scheme

New York (HedgeCo.Net) After four weeks of trial, a federal jury in New York, returned guilty verdicts against Diane Kaylor and Jason Keryc, former employees of Agape World, Inc. (Agape), on charges of securities fraud, conspiracy, mail fraud, and wire […]

NY Financial Advisor Charged With Stealing $20 Million From Customers

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  – The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges against a New York City-based financial advisor accused of stealing at least $20 million from customers to fund his own brokerage accounts and then squandering the bulk of […]

Hedge Fund Advisor BlackRock Settles With SEC For $12 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – BlackRock Advisors LLC has agreed to settle SEC charges of failing to disclose a conflict of interest among its ranks and will pay a $12 million penalty. The hedge fund advisor will also hire an independent […]

Global Equity Mutual Funds and ETFs Get $88.3 Billion in 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that strong investor interest in non-U.S. equities is broadening from Europe and Japan into emerging markets.  Even ahead of the stimulus announced Sunday, exchange-traded funds focused on Chinese equities posted 22 […]

Hedge Fund Manager: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In a recent Ted Talk, hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones II spoke about fairness in the investing arena and how a focus solely on profits is, as he puts it, “threatening the very underpinnings of society.” […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Return $54.1 Billion In Q1

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds returned $54.1 billion in performance-based gains for the first quarter of 2015; their highest Q1 gains on record since 2006 which brings the total industry AUM to a record high of nearly $2.2 trillion. […]

Seward & Kissel Says Hedge Funds Are Looking More Like Family Offices

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to a recent study from Citi Private Bank, an increasing number of hedge funds are converting to family office structures for various regulatory and compliance reasons. Image courtesy of Switzerland Family Office “It is absolutely […]

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  • Merger Surge Tempts Hedge Funds to Make a Bet
    Today, April 28, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – Hedge funds that bet on mergers have had scant success in recent years. Now some are pinning their moneymaking hopes on Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s $70 billion planned takeover of BG Group PLC. The deal was announced earlier […]

  • NY hedge fund buys Jacksonville lot for $6 M
    Today, April 28, 2015 : Permalink

    Biz Journals – The parking lot next to the Omni Hotel was purchased last week, according to public records filed Friday. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, a hedge fund and private equity firm based in New York, purchased the lot at […]

  • Millennium Hedge Fund, Quant Trader Plan Venture
    Today, April 28, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – For two decades, Igor Tulchinsky and his team of quantitative traders have helped fatten the returns of New York hedge fund Millennium Management LLC. Now, the roughly $28.5 billion firm and Mr. Tulchinsky are forming a joint venture […]

  • Alliance Trust Strikes Late-Night Deal to End Hedge Fund Battle
    Today, April 28, 2015 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Alliance Trust Plc struck a late-night deal with its largest shareholder, Elliott Advisors, to expand the board in a bid to avoid a public showdown at its annual general meeting in Scotland. The deadline for shareholders to vote […]

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  • Anglo Irish Global Pink Pound Prosperity Program
    Friday, April 17, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Anglo Irish Global (AIG) now offers it’s Partners in the LGBT Community the opportunity to benefit from lucrative trade returns at nominal investment at the same time securing well needed funds for LGBT charities and organizations. […]

  • The Wealthiest Women In Tech
    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman claimed the top spot on a Wealth-X list released today of the five wealthiest women in the technology sector. The 58-year-old boasts a US$1.3 billion fortune, the bulk of which is derived from […]

  • Broadridge Launches Trade Expense Managed Service
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) has launched a new managed service offering to help capital markets firms streamline and automate the costly and increasingly complex area of trade expense management. The company’s expanded managed service offering […]

  • IFSB Seminar Discusses Financial Inclusion and Islamic Finance
    Thursday, April 9, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) successfully organised a ‘Seminar on Enhancing Financial Inclusion through Islamic Finance’ on 31 March 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. This Seminar is organised in conjunction with the IFSB Annual Meetings and […]