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Long-only leads hedge fund returns in July

Forbes – Long-only hedge fund strategies posted the best returns of the asset class in July as global stock markets continued their upward trend, according to data in a report published by Lipper Global on Tuesday. As the industry looks […]

Hedge funds in ’09: Turning crisis into an opportunity

Gulf Times – It can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff when there is no immediately apparent difference between them. These days, the world of hedge funds more closely resembles a vast field of chaff, with just […]

Can hedge funds be synthetically replicated?

Morningstar – A new breed of clone funds seeks to capture "alternative beta." It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were on the very cutting edge of finance. Their pitch was simple: they could deliver pure alpha , rather than […]

Hedge Fund of Funds Program Launched By Arden Asset Management and J.P. Morgan

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Arden Asset Management LLC, a leading independent fund of hedge funds manager, and J.P. Morgan today announced an agreement under which Arden will manage a $1.1 billion proprietary hedge fund of funds portfolio for J.P. […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Buys Barclays, $2.8 Billion In Commitments From Investors

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – BlackRock, Inc. announced the purchase agreement to acquire Barclays Global Investors, including its market-leading ETF platform, iShares, from Barclays PLC. “We are incredibly excited about the potential to significantly expand the scale and scope of […]

Funds in turf war

Stuff – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single asset […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

Mutual funds copy hedge fund strategies in turf war

Reuters UK – Mauled by the carnage on Wall Street, mutual funds are copying hedge fund strategies in an effort to regain some of the shine they have lost this decade. Many investors have been burned investing in a single […]

QPRC Patent Asset Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Intellectual Property Asset Manager, Quest Patent Research Corporation, (QPRC) has entered into an exclusive capital management agreement with a newly formed Delaware limited liability company, PSI Capital Management, LLC. (PSI) to launch a new patent […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Manager Announces Equity Buyback and Investment Program

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss alternative investment company ALTIN AG has said it intends to maintain its share price by buying back between 5% and 10% of its own shares, its Board of Directors has also approved a capital […]

Credit Suisse Launches Hedge Fund Replication System

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Credit Suisse announced the launch of a new Global Macro Replication Index which aims to capture the risk/return characteristics of the Credit Suisse/Tremont Global Macro Hedge Fund Index. The new index enables investors to gain […]

Only 32% Mena-based SWFs invest in region-focused hedge funds

Zawya.com – Although nearly half of all sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are based in the Middle East and North Africa region, only 32 per cent of them invest in Mena-focussed hedge funds, new data has revealed. Almost all of the […]

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