Tag Archives: brokerages


Merlin Merger Provides Hedge Fund Managers Access to Network of Industry Experts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund prime broker Merlin Securities and financial tech group Gerson Lehrman, announced an exclusive research partnership which will allow Merlin to provide emerging managers with access to Gerson Lehrman Group’snetwork of more than 200,000 […]

UBS sees hedge fund assets shrinking

Reuters – Hedge fund assets will continue to shrink this year, falling as much as two-thirds from their 2007 peak, but investors will return and assets will rebound when the economy revives, Alex Ehrlich, global head of prime services at […]

Asian finance firms are more optimistic on acquisitions

The China Post – Asia-Pacific banks, brokerages, insurers and private equity firms are more optimistic about mergers and acquisitions as they seek to expand following a decline in asset prices, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. About 42 percent of financial institutions […]

Hedge Fund Editor to Join NetSalonFX as Adviser

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Chris Gillick, currently an associate editor with Trader Monthly and Dealmaker magazines, has agreed to join NetSalonFX as an adviser, principal/branch manager, and regulatory liaison, having just completed his NASD Series 30 exam. As an […]

Hedge Fund Sued Over Expsoure to Madoff Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Gabriel Capital and founder Ezra Merkin have been sued for their exposure to Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff by a disdained investor. Scott Berrie, who has $500,000 tied up in one of Gabriel’s funds, claims that Gabriel lied […]

SEC Staff May Have Neglected Red Flags in Hedge Fund Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chairman Christopher Cox has launched a probe into his own agency after it surfaced that complaints made to employees regarding the possible misconduct of Bernard Madoff were never investigated. Saying that specific allegations had been […]

Citadel Limits Redemptions in Two Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group has frozen redemptions from its two largest hedge funds after investors moved to withdraw $1.2 billion, according to a letter sent to clients on Friday. The letter, signed by CEO Kenneth Griffin, […]

Hong Kong Hedge Fund Triples Investor Relation Technology

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager PMA has chosen to more than triple the number of users of PerTrac CMS in the company’s Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, London, and Dubai offices. PerTrac CMS is an alternative […]

Dreier Jailed Without Bail for Alleged Fraud Targeting Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Marc Dreier was denied bail on Thursday after prosecutors estimated the New York attorney swindled more than $380 million out of investors in his elaborate scheme that targeted hedge funds.    Alleging that Dreier fooled “the […]

Hedge Fund Founder Nailed in What Could be Largest Scam Ever

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former chairman of the Nasdaq Stock Market Bernard Madoff was arrested yesterday and accused of orchestrating a ponzi scheme that bilked some $50 billion out of investors, authorities say. The founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment […]

Hedge Funds Let Loose for a Night of Celebration

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds may not be having their best year, but whoever said they lost their glamour obviously didn’t attend the HedgeCo Holiday Networking Event. About 650 guests piled into Nikki Beach on Manhattan’s east side last […]

UAE Asset Manager Launches Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – US-based Stream Asset Management announced the launch of a credit dislocation fund and a multi-strategy credit hedge fund, the company said in a press statement. The move is part of Gulf Stream’s aggressive expansion strategy to […]

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