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Gulfmena Arab Opportunities Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Gulfmena Investments Limited has launched the first directional absolute return hedge fund focusing specifically on the MENA equity markets to be managed by a GCC based and DFSA regulated asset management business. The asset manager of […]

Treasury Group Backs First Hedge Fund With AR Capital Stake

Bloomberg – Treasury Group Ltd., a Sydney-based asset manager, has made its first investment in a hedge fund, taking a 30 percent stake in AR Capital Management. Treasury Group, with six partners managing A$10.9 billion ($9.4 billion) in assets under […]

Hedge Fund Group Awarded Private Equity By Korean Sovereign Wealth Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Swiss-based alternative asset manager, Partners Group, has been selected as the manager for a private equity secondary mandate by the sovereign wealth fund Korea Investment Corporation (KIC). KIC aims to profit from current dislocations in […]

Hedge fund FRM unit to invest $60 mln in new fund

Forbes – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors (FCA) said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Sprott profit sags as equity rise hits hedge funds

Reuters – Quarterly profit at asset manager Sprott Inc was down by half as some hedge funds were hurt by rallying stock prices, while the company said opportunities still exist on the long side of the market. Eric Sprott, who […]

Railways pension invests 65 million pounds in hedge fund

Reuters – The UK Railways Pension Schemes, one of the UK’s largest plans, has invested 65 million pounds in London-based asset manager Goodhart Partners’ global long-short equity fund of hedge funds. Railpen Investments, the fund manager of the industry-wide scheme […]

Barclays investors seal BGI deal

The New York Times – Barclays shareholders overwhelmingly approved the bank’s sale of asset manager Barclays Global Investors to BlackRock for about $14 billion (8.3 billion pounds) on Thursday, but staff staged a protest against pension changes.Barclays chairman Marcus Agius […]

FCA To Invest $60M In WestSpring HF

Reuters – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors (FCA) said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

FRM unit to invest $60 million in new fund

Reuters India – Global fund of hedge funds firm FRM Capital Advisors said on Tuesday it will invest up to $60 million in New York-based asset manager WestSpring’s first fund. Specialist hedge fund seeder FCA said the investment is part […]

Hedge fund rebels aim to oust Strategic Equity Capital bosses

Hedge fund Fortelus and other investors are preparing to oust the management of a publicly listed investment trust because they disagree with its investment decisions, the Guardian has learned. The growing row provides a rare insight into the way hedge […]

Former Fannie Mae executive to become Fortress CEO

CNBC – Fortress Investment Group LLC has named former Fannie Mae CEO Daniel H. Mudd as its new CEO, effective Aug. 11. Mudd, a Fortress board member, takes over for co-founder and majority shareholder Wesley Edens. Edens will remain with […]

DJ Gottex Fund Gets Investment, Advisory Mandate From Nestle -

TradingMarkets.com – Asset manager Gottex Fund Management Holdings Ltd. (GFMN.EB) said Thursday it has been awarded an investment and advisory mandate by Nestle Capital Advisers S.A. The investment management mandate applies to one of Nestle Pension Funds’ hedge fund portfolios; […]

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