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Man puts $50 million with ex-Brevan Howard traders

Reuters – A portfolio run by Man Group, the world’s biggest listed hedge fund firm, has invested $50 million (30 million pounds) in a new start-up fund run by three former Brevan Howard traders. Man’s RMF Global Emerging Managers strategy […]

Investors sue Highland Capital after funds shut

Reuther – A group of wealthy clients who invested $50 million with two hedge funds felled by last year’s credit crisis are accusing Highland Capital Management’s partners of having lied about key facts. LV Highland Credit Feeder Fund LLC, an […]

Netscape’s Marc Andreessen Starts $300 Million Venture Fund

Bloomberg – Marc Andreessen, who helped kick off the Internet boom 15 years ago by co-founding Netscape Communications Corp., is starting a $300 million venture capital fund to foster Silicon Valley startups. Andreessen, 37, and partner Ben Horowitz, 43, will […]

Helios Plans India ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Stock Fund

Bloomberg – Helios Capital Management Pte, the hedge-fund manager once backed by Tudor Investment Corp., plans to start a “Slumdog Millionaire” fund that will buy underperforming shares of Indian companies. “We want to find slumdogs from the Indian equity markets […]

Skybridge invests in manager Wyetree

Reuters India – SkyBridge Capital, a firm that provides money for early-stage hedge funds, on Friday said it invested $50 million (33 million pounds) in WyeTree Asset Management Ltd, a London-based fund focused on distressed mortgage securities. WyeTree seeks out […]

Bill omits Guantánamo closure funds

Miami Herald – The Obama administration’s bid for $50 million to move prisoners from the Guantánamo Bay detention facility was left out of the Democratic-authored emergency war spending bill unveiled Monday. Defense Secretary Robert Gates had sought the funds in […]

MTM Looking To Offshore Hedge Funds For US Real Estate Deal

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – U.S. hedge fund manager MTM Global Financial Services is looking for an offshore hedge fund partner. In order to raise approximately $50 million in capital for a REIT fund focused on newer US residential real […]

Grant Thornton LLP Launches New Hedge Fund Registration and Compliance Services

EatrhTimes – In response to investor demand for greater transparency as well as pending new legislation, Grant Thornton LLP’s Financial Services practice is launching Hedge Fund Internal Control, Governance and Regulatory Compliance Services. These services will help funds attract new […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Hedge Fund Manager to Appear in Court

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel is scheduled for a bail hearing in federal court in Tampa this afternoon. Nadel faces a federal charge of securities and wire fraud after using “manipulative and deceptive devices” to […]

Another Florida Ponzi-Scheme?

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investors in South Florida are fearing the worst, with all eyes turned to Michael Riolo, a Boca Raton resident who may have bilked over $50 million out of investors. Riolo regularly distributed performance reports to his […]

Authorities think money manager planned to vanish

Arlington Heights Daily Herald – A missing hedge fund manager who owed investors a $50 million payout told his wife in a note he felt guilty about mismanaging people’s money, and threatened to kill himself, according to a sheriff’s report […]

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