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100 Women in Hedge Funds Award Goes To Kathryn Hall

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – CEO and CIO of Hall Capital Partners, Kathryn Hall, will be awarded the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 Industry Leadership Award at its New York Gala, on November 18, 2009. Each year, the organization […]

Hedge funds to get $60 billion boost

Financial Standard – Pension funds around the world are expected to pump up their $547 billion hedge fund allocation by more than $60 billion before December as they look to balance assets and liabilities, new research shows. Hedge fund managers […]

Hedge-Fund Investors May Add $50 Billion in 2009, Barclays Says

Bloomberg – Hedge funds may increase assets by more than 8 percent this year as clients led by pension plans and rich families invest $50 billion of the cash they held while financial markets fell, according to a report by […]

Fund managers poised for wave of consolidation

Reuters – Hedge fund and traditional money management firms hard hit by last year’s market meltdown are poised for a surge of mergers and acquisitions to bolster depleted assets and widen sources of revenue. "We’re going to see a massive […]

Stability can help boost alternative investments

Business24-7 – Stability, and not necessarily an upward move by economies, would be enough to attract investors back to alternative investments such as hedge funds, says Dr Frank Gerhard of Barclays Capital. The crisis has made investors focus more on […]

Blackstone Falls to New Low as Investors Brace for Another Loss

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm, fell to a record low in New York trading this week on concern that a rebound in leveraged buyouts will lag behind any economic recovery. “Given the economic outlook and […]

SSgA Launches Intermediate-Term Bond ETF

Seekingalpha.com – As more investment pros warn of a bubble in Treasuries, State Street Global Advisors is launching an intermediate-term bond exchange-traded fund focused on investment-grade corporates and government debt. The SPDR Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Credit Bond ETF started […]

Dubai leads in Islamic finance with new Shariah hedge fund index

Mena Report – The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority (DMCCA) and Shariah Capital, Inc. (SCAP.L) today announced the Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index, the first internationally-recognised index comprised exclusively of Shariah compliant hedge funds.  The Dubai Shariah Hedge Fund Index […]

BlueGold, Clive Capital Beat Most Hedge Funds in Commodity Rout

Bloomberg – The biggest-ever decline in commodities turned Pierre Andurand and Chris Levett into this year’s heroes for investors. Andurand’s $1.1 billion BlueGold Capital Management LLP hedge fund in London almost tripled between its February debut and November by betting […]

Hedge Funds in Talks to Purchase Failed Mortgage Lender IndyMac

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Several hedge fund firms led by J.C. Flowers & Co., are closing in on a deal to purchase the assets of IndyMac, the failed mortgage lender, as of Sunday. The group of firms, which also include […]

Hedge funds return to roots as alpha claim refuted

Reuters – Hedge funds are set to return to their roots as niche products for the happy few as they have been unable to deliver the gleaming returns they were promising ever since the start of the credit crisis. Hedge […]

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