Tag Archives: bond-futures


Man Seeds Hong Kong-based Minerva Macro Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Man Investments’ seeding fund, RMF Global Emerging Managers, has completed its second incubation deal of the last two months, providing a cornerstone investment of $50 million for Hong Kong’s Minerva Macro Fund. In July RMF […]

JGB futures fall towards 6-mth low on supply worries

Guardian Unlimited – Japanese government bond futures fell on Monday, edging back towards six-month lows hit earlier this month, with traders citing selling by hedge funds on the back of concerns about rising debt issuance. The Ministry of Finance said […]

New Jersey drawing heat for hedge-fund foray

Washington Post – New Jersey’s pension fund is under fire over a series of hedge-fund investments, the Wall Street Journal said. New Jersey made the investments last month, to funds run by BlackRock Inc <BLK.N>, Canyon Capital Advisors LLC and […]

Hedge Fund Exit Strategies

Because of the recent market turmoil, many hedge-fund investors have questions regarding what regulations are applicable to hedge funds, and how to withdraw their money from their hedge-fund investments if they want out. Indeed, hedge funds often present many different […]

Nippon Life Insurance to Boost Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, with […]

Frank looks ahead to the next step

Boston Globe – US Representative Barney Frank yesterday staked out the next battlefront in the economic crisis gripping the world: more regulation of hedge funds, investment banks, and other financial institutions. Frank, who heads the House Financial Services Committee, blamed […]

SGAM Launches Hedge Fund Replicant

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – SGAM (Société Générale Asset Management) Alternative Investments launched the SGAM ETF T-Rex (for total return exposure), on Euronext Paris. "It is possible to build a portfolio of dynamic strategies designed to replicate overall allocations in […]

Nippon Life Targets Hedge Funds, Considers Distressed Assets – Bloomberg

Bloomberg.com: Asia – Nippon Life Insurance Co., Japan’s biggest life insurer, said it will boost hedge fund investments and may target distressed assets to take advantage of volatility caused by the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market. Nippon Life, […]

AIG Earnings Slump on Private Equity, Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Just when American International Group Inc. shareholders figured things couldn’t get worse at the world’s largest insurer, profit from the company’s private equity and hedge fund investments is evaporating. Earnings from so-called alternative holdings were probably close to […]

Wealthy Americans Prefer Alternative To Traditional Investments

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.Net)- A recent Bank of America Survey of high net worth Americans indicates that US investors understand the risk and rewards of hedge fund investments. Many expressed greater satisfaction over the last 12 months with their holdings […]

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