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US Hedge Funds Face Regulatory Tsunami, Report Says

New York Times Blogs – The biggest regulatory changes since the 1930s are bearing down on the U.S. securities and investment industry, and many firms are ill-prepared, according to a new study by research firm TowerGroup. From derivatives and hedge […]

Integrated changes tack with deal to sell hedge funds

Reuters – Integrated Asset Management said on Wednesday it is repositioning as a pure play brokerage business after agreeing to sell a 51 percent stake in its French fund of hedge funds business. The firm, listed on London’s AIM market, […]

Integrated changes tack with deal to sell hedge funds

Reuters – Integrated Asset Management said on Wednesday it is repositioning as a pure play brokerage business after agreeing to sell a 51 percent stake in its French fund of hedge funds business. The firm, listed on London’s AIM market, […]

In Lieu of Bailout, a New Strategy

Atlanta Journal Constitution – Unlike the nation’s banks, hedge funds haven’t been lining up for government bailouts in the wake of losses they can’t handle. But the funds do share one Wall Street problem: a huge mismatch between the short-term […]

Andrew Lahde says goodbye to hedge funds

First Post – There’s no doubt which was the most popular reading material in the blogosphere this weekend – the extraordinary ‘farewell letter’ from Andrew Lahde, one of the most successful hedge fund manager in the world, who has said […]

Hedge funds clipped by short-selling ban

Daily Telegraph – As short-selling is banned to protect Britain’s banks, Gordon Rayner names the men who have made millions from the financial crisis As 70,000 employees of HBOS wonder which of them will still have jobs this time next […]

Unigestion Hires Former Julius Baer Manager as Head of Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Privately owned asset manager, Unigestion, has appointed Konstantinos Iordanidis as Managing Director and Head of Hedge Funds. Unigestion has $11 billion invested in hedge funds, private equity funds and quantitative equity strategies. Iordanidis is a […]

A Seal of Approval for Hedge Funds

Seeking Alpha – In a recent interview, Mr. Stanley Goldstein announced the creation of an industry watchdog group, led by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. Its goal is to self-enforce otherwise voluntary and "weak" hedge fund practices. (As I wrote in […]

Dai-ichi Mutual Aims to Lift Hedge Fund Investments

Bloomberg – Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Co., with more than 30 trillion yen ($274 billion) in assets, will invest more money with hedge funds to safeguard returns as financial markets falter. Tokyo-based Dai-ichi Mutual, Japan’s second-largest life insurer, currently invests […]

Short sellers hack into Fortescue

News.com.au- Iron ore tycoon Andrew Forrest is under attack from international hedge funds in a co-ordinated short-selling blitz against his Fortescue Metals Group — a campaign that has caused the company’s stock, and the executive’s paper fortune, to slump by […]

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