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Total Assets In Investment Alternative Approaches $7 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to Preqin’s 2015 Global Alternatives Report, the global alternative assets industry is closing in on $7 Trillion in total assets. This total includes hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure funds, but it […]

Hedge Fund Asset Growth From Several Fronts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Earlier this month it was reported that hedge fund inflows in 2014 were the highest they had been since 2007. Last week, the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption indicator showed that withdrawal requests dropped to 2.49% in January. […]

Earnings Season Producing Mixed Results So Far

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Through the first two weeks of earnings season, the results are somewhat mixed with a high number of companies beating expectations, but the growth rates on both earnings and revenue are running lower than recent quarters. So […]

Financiers To Discuss The Emergence Of Palm Beach County As A Financial Hub

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As hedge funds, investors and financial services firms continue to migrate to Palm Beach County, FL, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is hosting a special luncheon for financial professionals on the 29th of […]

Ohio Hedge Fund Manager Accused of Defrauding Investors of $5.5 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An eight-count federal indictment has been returned charging Geoffrey W. Nehrenz for his role operating a hedge fund Ponzi scheme in which 19 investors were defrauded out of approximately $5.5 million, law enforcement officials said. Between […]

Study: ETF Assets To Exceed $5 Trillion By 2020

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Professionally managed financial investments globally are predicted to grow at 6 percent annually to reach $100 trillion by 2020, according to a new report by PwC. ETFs will pay a prominent role in this growth, as […]

Weavering Hedge Fund Boss Gets 13 Years In Jail

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After a long and drawn out trial regarding the collapse of the UK’s largest hedge fund, Weavering, which went down in 2009 with more than $530m of losses, founder Magnus Peterson has been sentenced to 13 years […]

Standard & Poor’s To Pay $77 Million For Ratings Violations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Standard & Poor’s has agreed to pay more than $58 million to settle SEC charges rising from a series of federal securities law violations by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services involving fraudulent misconduct in its ratings […]

SEC Charges Investment Adviser and Manager in South Florida-Based Fraud

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based investment advisory firm, its manager, and three related funds in a scheme that raised more than $17 million […]

Hedge Fund People: Norm Champ To Leave SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC director that oversaw the adoption of the Volcker Rule, will be leaving the commission after a 5 year run, the SEC announced. Norm Champ, Director of the Division of Investment Management, played a key role […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Highest In 7 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) According to hedge fund research group HFR, the hedge fundindustry experienced net inflows of $76.4 billion in 2014 and that has pushed the assets under management in the industry to just shy of $3 trillion. Interestingly, the […]

Setter Capital Secondary Market Estimates $49.3 Billion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 2014 marked the busiest year for the secondary market to date with an estimated $49.3 billion in completed transactions, according to the newly released Setter Capital Volume Report, which covers the secondary market for private equity, […]

J.P. Morgan Wins Morningstar’s Fund Manager of the Year Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – J.P. Morgan Asset Management has received the 2014 Morningstar U.S. Fund Manager of the Year Award in the Allocation category, recognizing Portfolio Manager Anne Lester and the team on the JPMorgan SmartRetirement suite of target date […]

Hedge Fund People: SkyBridge Capital Appoints Three New Partners

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – After seeing major growth in 2014, global alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital, has named three new partners in its hedge fund business: Robert Duggan, portfolio manager; Christopher Hutt, head of hedge fund administration and operations; and […]

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  • Ackman Earns $4.5 Billion for Hedge Fund Clients in 2014
    Today, January 27, 2015 : Permalink

    Bloomberg – Bill Ackman, the hedge fund manager who wages campaigns against corporate management and boards, made more money for his clients last year than any of his rivals, according to a report. Ackman, who runs Pershing Square Capital Management […]

  • Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Has Big Stake in Informatica
    Today, January 27, 2015 : Permalink

    WSJ – Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. has taken an 8% stake in big-data company Informatica Corp. , making it the company’s biggest shareholder, as of recent Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The activist said Informatica’s shares are “significantly […]

  • Here’s How Some Hedge Funds Are Accidentally Showing Their Hand
    Today, January 27, 2015 : Permalink

    Business Insider – Hedge fund managers spend their time navigating through thick piles of data and analyzing the inner workings of the companies they invest in. Understandably, they like to keep those activities on the down-low, and make every effort to […]

  • British Hedge Fund Manager Sees Doom And Gloom For Markets
    Today, January 27, 2015 : Permalink

    Benzinga – British hedge fund manager Crispin Odey thinks the world is headed for a downturn that will “devastate equity markets.” The 55-year-old hedge fund manager, whom the New York Times recently described as a “semi-celebrity” in England, said central […]

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  • Agecroft Partners’ Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2015
    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends through their contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. Because the hedge fund industry is very dynamic and […]

  • Anton Kreil to Give Away $1,000,000 in 2015
    Wednesday, December 24, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – In a drive to further educate people into learning how to trade and take responsibility for their own financial future, trader Anton Kreil has today pledged to give away $1,000,000 from his account profits in 2015 […]

  • STAR CTA Data Integrated With Risk Shell Cloud
    Friday, December 5, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – Stark & Company, one of the oldest investment research house of the managed futures asset classes, announced the availability of its data with the latest release of Risk Shell by ABC Quant, LLC. , a leading […]

  • What Will happen to the Hedge Fund Industry if we Experience a 2008 Type Market Decline?
    Monday, December 1, 2014 : Permalink

    User Contributed News – With interest rates and credit spreads near historic lows and equity valuation above historical averages, many people are concerned that the Federal Reserve, by artificially keeping rates low, has created a 2007 type asset bubble in […]

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