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Barclays Sues Chicago Hedge Fund Over Ties to Petters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Barclays Bank Plc has sued Chicago-based Ritchie Capital Management and the hedge fund’s principal Thane Ritchie, accusing them of concealing a $150 million investment in the controversial and now collapsed Petters Group Worldwide LLC. According to […]

Citigroup to Liquidate Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citigroup Inc. will be liquidating its Corporate Special Opportunities fund after losing over half its value last month, according to a report by the Financial Times.  The hedge fund had frozen redemptions for almost a year […]

Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Accused of Insider Trading

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire investor Mark Cuban has been accused of insider trading by the SEC after allegedly using private information that helped him avoid over $750,000 in losses tied to stocks.  Search engine company […]

Investors Rush for Redemptions in Fortress Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Clients of Fortress Investment Group LLC have requested to withdraw more than $4.5 billion of their assets over the next few months, according a statement released by the hedge fund yesterday. The company reported its first […]

Palm Beach Hedge Fund Burned by Ponzi-Schemer Petters

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – South Florida-based hedge fund Palm Beach Finance Partners LP says it lost more than $1 billion to the company run by famed fraudster Tom Petters.  Petters headed Minnesota-based Palm Beach Finance Holdings Inc. before being charged […]

New York Hedge Fund Sued By Former Employee

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York hedge fund Peconic Partners was sued yesterday for firing an employee who reportedly was running his mouth about some shady insider trading activities. The suit, filed by former Chief Compliance Officer Joseph Sullivan in […]

Former UBS Exec Sentenced in Manhattan

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A former UBS AG executive has been sentenced to 6-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to selling private information about the bank’s stock recommendations.  Mitchel Guttenberg, a former manager in UBS’ equity research department, was […]

Halbis Hedge Fund Stocking Up Again

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Halbis Capital Management of HSBC is upping the exposure in their European Alpha hedge fund thanks to cheap stock prices. Bill Maldonado, head of alternative investments, believes it is finally the right time to buy. "Lots […]

Citadel Shifts Capital, Will Focus on Seeding

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Citadel Investment Group announced yesterday it will shut down its $1 billion fund of hedge funds portfolio and use the capital to invest in other businesses. The Fusion fund was launched a year and a half […]

Dillard’s Board Members Reject Hedge Fund Advances

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Three Dillard’s Inc board members rejected a plea from hedge funds to have the company’s CEO, William Dillard II, booted from the chair.  Barington Capital Group LP and Clinton Group Inc. had been calling for the […]

Hedge Funds Looking to Revamp Dillard’s Management

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two hedge funds are looking to oust William Dillard II, CEO of Dillard’s Inc., after poor performance and lagging stock prices.  Barington Capital Group LP and Clinton Group Inc sent a letter to the SEC that […]

RAB Capital Halts Redemptions on Second Fund This Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One month after RAB was forced to revamp their flagship fund, the British hedge fund is halting redemptions on their Energy Fund. After losing more than 50% of its value this year, RAB has informed investors […]

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