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S&P Capital IQ Releases Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q2 2014, with Allergan and Apple as the most popular individual stocks, a review of 2014 Q2 13F filings by US-based pure play […]

Blackstone’s New “Big Bet” Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund investor Blackstone is preparing to launch a new hedge fund that will will have to up to 30 teams of seasoned investors with $100 million each to play with, according to a report by […]

SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rules

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for asset-backed securities (ABS) to enhance transparency, better protect investors, and facilitate capital formation in the securitization market. The […]

AllianceBernstein Continues Liquid Alts Push With New Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – AllianceBernstein is no stranger to alternative investments – the firm overseas and manages $18 billion in alternative investment strategies, $4 billion of which is in liquid alternatives. In 2010, the firm purchased the alternative investment business […]

BNY Mellon Loses Argentina Trustee Role, Sued by Hedge Funds

Zacks – The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK – Analyst Report), the center of legal dispute that pushed Argentina to default for the second time in 13 years, is no longer authorized to operate in the country. The […]

Top Hedge Funds In Q2: Citadel, Renaissance & Millennium Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A review of 2014 Q2 13F filings by US-based pure play hedge funds show that information technology and healthcare stocks saw the largest growth in new hedge fund buying activity during Q2 2014, with Allergan and […]

Hedge Fund Mergers: Kanaly Trust Partners With Meritage Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – $2 billion adviser and wealth management firm Kanaly Trust has partnered with Meritage Capital, a $1.1 billion SEC-registered investment adviser specializing in differentiated hedge fund solutions. “As Kanaly sees itself as a firm that listens to […]

Citigroup To Stop Selling Hedge Fund Investments

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc has been restricted from selling hedge funds investments and private-equity funds to high net worth clients, the WSJ reports. Citigroup, in JUly of this year, has also agreed to pay approximately $7 billion for its […]

Man Group Expands US Hedge Fund Business With Acquisition Of Pine Grove

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Man Group plc has acquired US-based fund of hedge fund manager Pine Grove Asset Management LLC., which has approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management. The transaction enhances Man Group’s presence in the US and adds […]

Preqin Report: Investors To Maintain Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund performance was mixed in the first half of the year, with almost all strategy benchmarks for 2014 YTD returning less than in the same period last year, the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H2 2014, […]

Hedge Fund Manager & “Martha Stewart of Marijuana” Co-Hosts The Global Cannabis Summit

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Cheryl Shuman, the first Cannabis entrepreneur to manage a $100 million hedge fund to invest in the cannabis businesses, has been called upon to consult and co-host at the GreenRush Financial Conference being held in Seattle, […]

BoA Admits Disclosure Failures to Settle SEC Charges, $245 Million Settlement

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC reports today that The Bank of America (BoA) has admitted that it failed to inform investors during the financial crisis about known uncertainties to future income from its exposure to repurchase claims on mortgage […]

New CIP Requirements Proposed By FinCEN

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – FrontLine Compliance reports that FinCEN is proposing new rules for broker-dealers and mutual funds. The latest proposal would require firms to update their CIP Programs for legal entity customers, such as partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies. […]

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator: August notifications 4.19%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Forward Redemption Indicator for August shows notifications of 4.19%. This figure is up from 3.15% in July. SS&C GlobeOp’s data on the GlobeOp platform represents approximately 10% of the hedge […]

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  • Banks’ pressure stalls opening of U.S. derivatives trading platform
    Yesterday, September 2, 2014 : Permalink

    Reuters – The first interdealer trading platform aimed at opening up credit derivatives markets to new competition has hit roadblocks due to resistance from some banks that dominate such trading, according to several people familiar with the situation. Derivatives markets […]

  • SEC Sanctions Donald Brownstein’s Hedge Fund Over Conflicts Of Interest
    Yesterday, September 2, 2014 : Permalink

    Forbes – Donald Brownstein’s hedge fund firm has agreed to pay a $300,000 penalty to settle a Securities & Exchange Commission enforcement action that claimed the firm failed to adequately try to prevent conflicts of interest regarding investments in its […]

  • Manchester United Divides Hedge Funds’ Loyalties
    Yesterday, September 2, 2014 : Permalink

    WSJ – Some of Europe’s most powerful hedge fund managers are sharply divided on the outlook for English soccer club Manchester United = PLC, whose share price has declined recently along with its on-field performance. One of the most prominent […]

  • Hedge fund snapshot: $2.6 trillion in assets in 11,000 funds.
    Yesterday, September 2, 2014 : Permalink

    HITC – The research by alternative investment tracking company eVestment aggregated information from 10 databases that collect voluntarily submitted data by hedge funds. After cleaning the data and removing duplicates, eVestment found that there are 7,524 traditional hedge funds, 1,723 […]



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  • 4 Essentials Your Financial Advisor Should Have
    Friday, August 29, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Shocking stats continue to make news regarding America’s preparedness for retirement, including the fact that one of five citizens near retirement age have zero money put away for the golden years, according to statistics recently released […]

  • BTIG Launches Chicago-based FX Desk
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    BTIG LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new Chicago-based FX desk with the hires of Michael Artim, Brandon Walsh and Chris Karabelas. Since […]

  • Carne launches new edition of UCITS guide for fund managers
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 : Permalink

    Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet has proved popular with product development teams seeking practical guidance on distributing funds under the UCITS IV Directive. The new edition of […]

  • High Water Women’s 10th Annual Backpack Drive Delivers 12,300 Backpacks to Children in Need
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 : Permalink

    High Water Women’s 10th annual Backpack Drive will bring together 350 financial services industry volunteers to assemble a record 12,300 backpacks for tri-state area children in need. This year’s drive takes place August 8th through 14th at the New York […]




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