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RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.10 percent in July 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of July 2009 the RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) had a net return of 2.10 percent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to 13.04 percent. […]

Salus Alpha Directional Market Funds Outperform

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Salus Alpha (SA) announced that their fund, ‘The Salus Alpha Directional Markets’ stood out from its peers in the Managed Futures space due to its unique approach. The majority of the managed futures funds, SA […]

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

Hedge Fund Inflows Reach $19.2 Billion In June

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge funds attracted $19 billion of fresh capital (gross) in June, marking their second consecutive month of net inflows of $6 billion. Nearly 75% of all reporting hedge funds are in the black for H12009, […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Buy-Back Program Equalises Share Price With NAV

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – In order to achieve capital reduction, Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN AG has launched a share buyback program as part of a broader range of measures to reduce share price discount. The hedge fund company […]

BlackRock In Talks For Largest Global Hedge Fund Transaction On Record

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BlackRock, Inc. confirmed that negotiations are ongoing with U.K.’s third-largest bank, Barclays Bank plc, about the potential purchase of Barclays Global Investors (BGI), including the iShares business. “The discussions are not yet concluded and there […]

Hedge Fund Prime Brokerage Provider Expands To Chicago

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC has opened a new office in Chicago, IL., with 12 year industry veteran, Michael Ferro, as head. Ferro has held positions at Genworth Financial, Knight Capital Markets, and X-Change Financial Access. […]

Ye Starts Own Fund After Leading Pinpoint Hedge Fund’s 71% Gain

Bloomberg – Fion Ye, who led the Pinpoint Rising China Fund to a 70.9 percent gain last year, has started a new asset management company aiming to profit from the country’s growing sway over global commodity markets. Ye and former […]

Dow Jones Halts Hedge Fund Publications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Due to poor market conditions in the distressed securities space, Dow Jones’s hedge fund arm has suspended publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Distressed Securities Strategy Benchmark. The Dow Jones Hedge Fund Convertible Arbitrage […]

Treasury gets 100 New Fund Manager Applications

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Treasury Department said that they have recieved 100 applications from potential fund managers interested in participating in the Legacy Securities portion of the Public Private Investment Program (PPIP). A variety of institutions applied, including […]

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