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Alpha Magazine Announces 2009 Hedge Fund 100

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – "Alpha" released the results of the 2009 Hedge Fund 100, the magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the world’s biggest single-manager hedge fund firms. Although most hedge fund managers in 2008 couldn’t escape the carnage from […]

Hedge fund Bridgewater mulls US toxic asset plan

Reuters – Bridgewater Associates Inc, one of the world’s biggest hedge-fund managers, said on Tuesday it might be interested in participating in the U.S. Treasury’s public-private investment program, calling it a "big transfer of money from the government to the […]

Inside the world’s biggest hedge funds

Fortune Magazine - Is the current downturn merely a severe slump, or are we facing a second coming of the Great Depression? That’s the question everyone is asking these days. But Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates and manager of what […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Bridgewater Tops List of Biggest U.S. Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates Inc. overtook JPMorgan Chase & Co. to become the biggest U.S. hedge-fund manager, even as the firm lost assets during the industry’s worst year, according to a survey. Bridgewater, based in Westport, Connecticut, managed […]

Global Macro Hedge Funds Are Weathering the Storm

Seeking Alpha – If someone was asked to name a fund in the global macro game, undoubtedly Tudor Investment Corp or Moore Capital Management would be among the most frequent responses. The global macro strategy has fared well in the […]

Blocked exits can be costly at hedge funds

Reuters UK – Hedge fund investors may face an expensive tug-of-war with managers, according to a new research paper that suggests they could lose as much as 15 percent of their initial investments should they be unable to exit when […]

Blocked exits can be costly at hedge funds-paper

guardian.co.uk – Hedge fund investors may face an expensive tug-of-war with managers, according to a new research paper that suggests they could lose as much as 15 percent of their initial investments should they be unable to exit when they […]

Breakingviews.com Hedge Funds Need Makeover

New York Times – Hedge funds are facing many agonies. They are tortured by redemptions. Then there are “high water marks,” another now-troublesome part of their model. They need to fix such flaws if they are to fight another day. […]

DE Shaw, Farallon Restrict Withdrawals as Fund Freeze Deepens

Bloomberg – D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, the investment firm run by David Shaw, and Farallon Capital Management LLC limited withdrawals by clients, joining more than 80 hedge-fund managers to impose restrictions in the past two months. D.E. Shaw, which […]

Tudor’s BVI Hedge Fund Suspends Redemptions, Will Split in Two

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge Fund firm Tudor Investment Corp. has suspended investor redemptions from its $10 billion BVI Global unit until March 31st, giving the company time to split the fund into two.  BVI Global was hit by a […]

Redemptions Halted by one of the Worlds Largest Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – One of the world’s largest hedge funds has temporarily halted redemptions according to reports. Tudor Investment Corp’s flagship portfolio, has been reported to have halted redemptions so they can segregate difficult-to-sell assets in the fund […]

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