Tag Archives: alternative investments


Massachusetts Cuts Hedge Funds After Pension Loss

Bloomberg – Massachusetts will cut investments in hedge funds after its public pension plan lost a record 24 percent on all assets in the fiscal year ended June 30. The state pension plan’s board of trustees voted today to lower […]

People Moves: Swiss Hedge Fund & FoHFs Provider Expands To US

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Swiss based hedge fund and FoHFs provider, Infonic AG, has expanded to the US by establishing a New York office. Infonic named IT specialist Nolan Phillips as Chief Operating Officer, and financial expert, Bridget Piraino, […]

MEP says hedge fund law needs refining

Reuters UK – A draft European Union law that will require hedge fund managers to be authorised needs refining to cover other types of alternative investments better, a senior MEP said on Tuesday. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers law is […]

KIC to hedge against inflation

Korea Herald – The CEO of Korea Investment Corp. said yesterday the company would invest $1 billion in inflation-hedging assets such as price-linked bonds, commodities and real estate assets as part of its exit strategy, amid rising concerns over possible […]

ALTIN Hedge Fund Group Goes For Full Disclosure

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ALTIN, the London and Swiss-listed fund of hedge funds, has released a full disclosure of its underlying investments and weightings. ALTIN has adopted a position of total transparency, and holds one of the world’s longest […]

State Street Report Examines Hedge Fund Industry Challenges – Preview

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – State Street Corporation released two papers on alternative investments as part of its Vision series of thought-leadership reports. The papers examine two key components of alternative investments, hedge funds and private equity, and their future […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

Hedge Fund Veteran Selected for Fund of Funds Investment Committee

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Roy H. Callahan has been selected as portfolio manager and member of the investment committee at alternative investment firm, Coast Asset Management, LLC firm’s , effective June 15. "We are thrilled that Roy Callahan has […]

Growing Your Own Hedge Fund

istockAnalyst.com – I’ve always been a fan of what are now called "alternative investments" and never really cared as much for "generic index style equities", although I have owned them of course. Property, commodities, gold and higher yield instruments were […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Focused Opportunity Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Viathon Capital, LP has announced the launch of a new credit focused opportunity fund, the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, as of May 1, 2009. The launch has affiliated with Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC (CAI) as […]

JPMorgan’s future in hedge funds

FierceFinance – Not too long ago we were lamenting the trend by top investment banks to move into hedge funds and alternative investments in general. Buying hedge fund firms and launching them internally didn’t work out so well for Citigroup. It […]

Texas already regulates hedge funds

Dallas Morning News – There are 200 hedge funds in this area, putting the Dallas area third behind only New York and San Francisco in the number of hedgies. Most have offices in the Crescent, Preston Center and in Plano. […]

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