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A Hedge Fund Study For Pension Fund Trustees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Approximately one in every four dollars managed by hedge funds worldwide is invested by public and private sector pension funds, while roughly three out of every four dollars invested in hedge funds come from institutional investors […]

Advent to Launch Credit UCITS Hedge Fund in Q2

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Advent Capital Management has announced plans to launch the firm’s first alternative UCITS product, joining the rest of their UCITS offerings in Q2 2015. The ‘Advent Global Absolute Return Strategy’ will closely mirror Advent’s Global Opportunity […]

Preqin Reports Top Hedge Fund Strategies In 2014, 2015 Outlook

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The go-to-portal for hedge fund research, Preqin, has released their Annual Global Hedge Fund Report for 2015. Preqin reports that although 2014 was a disappointing year for hedge fund managers and investors in terms of performance, inflows […]

Seward & Kissel: New Hedge Funds Are Lowering Investor Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An annual study of new hedge funds by New York law firm Seward & Kissel reports that hedge fund managers are becoming more sensitive to the needs of investors, rearranging management fee structures to meet their needs. “The […]

Skybridge Announces SALT 2015 Scheduled Speakers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Skybridge Capital has announced speakers such as George Papandreou, Julia Gillard, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ben Bernanke, among others, at at the seventh annual SALT Conference, which will take place from May 5-8, 2015 at […]

Man Reports $72.9 Billion In Funds Under Management For 2013

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund giant Man Group plc today announced the results for the financial year ending 31 December 2014. Funds under management (FUM) are reported up 35% to $72.9 billion (31 December 2013: $54.1 billion.) “2014 marked […]

Activist Hedge Funds Are Driving Company Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge funds globally are driving improvements in the share price, operating performance and governance of the companies in which they invest, according to a new paper by AIMA, the global hedge fund industry specialist. The […]

Hedge Fund Crime Ring Uncovered, A Dozen Criminals Brought to Justice

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Nearly a dozen fraudsters who conspired to operate the $40 million Black Diamond hedge fund Ponzi scheme will be spending plenty of time behind bars after a joint effort by the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service, […]

Man Group Expands GLG Hedge Fund Arm In Japan

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group is adding to its portfolio by acquiring the Tokyo based Japan Long Short Equity Strategy fund, the investment management business of NewSmith LLP, an equity investment manager with $1.2 billion of funds under management. […]

Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced To 5 Years For Scamming Veterans, Retirees, Hurricane Katrina Victims

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A Louisiana hedge fund manager has been sentenced to sixty months’ imprisonment as a result of a mail fraud scheme in which he defrauded investors out of millions of dollars, the DOJ reports. Zachary Holdman was […]

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System To Invest Over $1 Billion In Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Illinois had decided to invest in a woman-run global macro strategy hedge fund. The Teachers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees today approved series of investments totaling $905 million, including an initial $50 million commitment through the System’s […]

Hedge funds post small gain in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds were up 0.03% overall in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. “Central banks took centre stage in January’s financial turmoil as the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly abandoned its currency […]

Man Group To Lead China Hedge Fund Program

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund giant Man Group plc was chosen to head up the Shanghai Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QDLP) program, which allows qualified high net worth individuals and institutional investors in China to invest in hedge funds overseas. Man […]

Blackstone Hires 20 Military Service Members Transitioning Into Private Sector

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar has offered  jobs to the 20 graduates of the United States Department of Energy’s, ‘Reach for the Sun’ pilot program. Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, acquired the company in […]

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    Yesterday, February 27, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – A disappointing start to the year for Chinese stocks is forcing some hedge funds to prove their mettle after banner performances in 2014. Stocks in mainland China are lagging behind major indexes in Asia and elsewhere, testing hedge-fund […]

  • Targeted by U.S. Prosecutor, Hedge Fund Fights Back
    Yesterday, February 27, 2015 : Permalink

    NYT – On a crisp fall morning, F.B.I. agents staged a surprise raid of three hedge funds, feeding the growing national reputation of the prosecutor Preet Bharara as the new sheriff of Wall Street. Now more than four years and […]

  • Investors Pull $800 Million From Fortress Fund
    Yesterday, February 27, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – Investors asked to withdraw nearly $800 million from Fortress Investment Group LLC’s flagship hedge fund over the past few months, a new setback for the closely followed manager Michael Novogratz. The redemption tally, disclosed during Fortress’ fourth-quarter earnings […]



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