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Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Madoff Trustee Says Vizcaya Hedge Fund Ignored Suit Against It

Bloomberg – Michael McCarty, former chief equity and options strategist at Meridian Equity Partners Inc. in New York, plans to start a hedge fund next month that will make bets on price discrepancies between similar exchange-traded funds. McCarty, 49, said […]

M&G’s Dobell blasts ‘selfish’ hedge funds

Times Online – One of the most senior fund managers at Prudential has attacked hedge funds as selfish and devious and blasted derivatives as “the scourge of the modern age”. Tom Dobell, who manages the £3 billion Recovery Fund for […]

Sumitomo Trust Finance to Start New Japan-Focused Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Sumitomo Trust Finance (H.K.) Ltd., the asset-management unit of Japan’s fifth-biggest bank, will start a new multi-strategy hedge fund that invests in Japanese stocks, index options, futures and credit-default swaps. The Tactical Equity Concepts-Japan Fund, also called TEC- […]

Hedge fund manager Hendry warns of market correction

Reuters – The current rebound in stock markets is a bear rally and could turn by September, according to hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who has recently cut exposure to agricultural stocks. Hendry, who is partner and chief investment officer […]

Chicago Hedge Fund Manager Indicted

New York Times – The managing director of a collapsed Chicago hedge fund, Lake Shore Asset Management, was indicted by a federal grand jury. Prosecutors say the director, Philip J. Baker, operated a $300 million fraud. The 27-count indictment was […]

HK’s SAIL Advisors to manage three ING fund of hedge funds

SAIL Advisors, a Hong Kong-based fund of hedge funds operator, said on Monday it will take over the management of three ING (ING.AS) funds in a move that will see a senior ING executive join the Hong Kong firm. Under […]

Ex-Insight managers launch multi-asset firm

MONACO (Reuters) – Former Insight Investment fund managers Patrick Armstrong and Ana Cukic-Armstrong have launched a new fund management business that will invest in a broad range of assets and seek to beat inflation. The firm, Armstrong Investment Managers, will […]

Bramdean names Petersfield AM as bidder

Reuters – UK asset manager Bramdean Alternatives named Petersfield Asset Management Limited on Tuesday, as the bidder to rival the proposal by property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz’s investment vehicle, Elsina, to oust its current board. Bramdean said in a statement that […]

EU laws seen driving hedge funds from UK

Reuters UK – Some hedge funds will leave the UK if draft new European law is not changed, said one manager present at a meeting this week with the Treasury, in which the industry expressed grave doubts about the rules. […]

Hedge fund firm ISAM hires ex-RAB director Barker

Reuters – International Standard Asset Management, the hedge fund firm headed by former Man Group chief executive Stanley Fink, has hired former RAB Capital director Rod Barker to help build the business. Barker, who resigned from RAB at the end […]

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