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Hedge funds face struggle for survival

Globe and Mail – Black clouds have been building over the hedge fund industry for much of the year, and a storm could break in coming weeks as investors receive their second set of lousy monthly results from funds that […]

More to play for in hedge funds

Reuters UK – The hedge fund industry’s trade-of-the-moment — betting on falling financial stocks and rising commodities — is set to offer further profits, despite July’s setback, but managers may have to alter their tactics. Hedge funds may well profit […]

Fortress Focuses on Middle East, North Africa for New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Fortress Investment Group, who oversees more than $18 billion in assets, is starting a new hedge fund that will invest in markets throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  The new fund, Fortress MENA, is set […]

Winners changing quickly, so hedge your bets

Tacoma News Tribune – Changes in winning and losing investments have come so swiftly of late that you might not have realized your favorite approach has backfired lately. International funds – the hot funds of the last few years – […]

Hedge Funds Appear to Have Dodged a Bullet

Seeking Alpha – If you happen to be in need of Vaseline and find that your local pharmacy is sold out, never fear. Chances are, the entire stock has been purchased by your friendly neighbourhood hedge fund manager. If you […]

Trader who lost $9bn bounces back

Financial Times – Brian Hunter, the trader who was blamed for the collapse of $9bn hedge fund Amaranth Advisors two years ago, has taken ­advantage of last month’s plunge in commodity prices to help propel the year-to-date return at the […]

Blackstone’s income falls, but beats expectations

International Herald Tribune – Blackstone Group, manager of the world’s largest leveraged-buyout fund, said Wednesday that second-quarter profit beat analysts’ estimates as gains from hedge funds offset a decline in private-equity takeovers. Net economic income, a measure that excludes some compensation […]

Investments in Asia hedge funds halved

Reuters Singapore – Investors almost halved the money they put into Asia-focused hedge funds in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year as a selloff in stocks hurt appetite for risky assets, data showed. Asia-focused […]

Investments in Asia hedge funds halved in Q2

Reuters – Investors almost halved the money they put into Asia-focused hedge funds in the second quarter compared to the first three months of the year as a selloff in stocks hurt appetite for risky assets, data showed. Asia-focused hedge […]

AIG Earnings Slump on Private Equity, Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Just when American International Group Inc. shareholders figured things couldn’t get worse at the world’s largest insurer, profit from the company’s private equity and hedge fund investments is evaporating. Earnings from so-called alternative holdings were probably close to […]

Aozora Net Falls 75% as Fees, Hedge Fund Returns Drop

Bloomberg – Aozora Bank Ltd., the Japanese lender controlled by U.S. buyout fund Cerberus Capital Management LP, said first-quarter profit fell 75 percent as fees declined and returns on investments in hedge funds withered. Net income dropped to 9.33 billion […]

IFSL: Big Apple Biggest Home To Hedge Funds

FINalternatives- Global hedge fund assets under management increased 30% in 2007 to a record $2.25 trillion, according to a new International Financial Services report. Most of this growth was in the first three quarters, as market turbulence in the latter […]

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