Tag Archives: capital-appreciation


Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

Bank of NY Says Global Hedge Fund Assets Will Reach $2.6 Trillion by 2013

West Palm Beach – (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund assets will bottom out at roughly $1 trillion in 2009, after which capital appreciation and $800 billion in net inflows over the next four years will push global levels to $2.6 trillion […]

Rasmala Launches 2 Saudi Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Saudi Capital Market Authority has approved Rasmala Investments request to launch two Saudi Equity funds. One of the funds ‘Rasmala Saudi Equity Fund’ will be managed according to the Shari’a guidelines approved by the […]

Hedge funds should beware pressure on fees

Reuters – Hedge funds should be wary of being pressured into cutting fees because of poor performance numbers during the financial crisis, a director at fund research company Lipper FMI said on Thursday. Speaking at a briefing on trends for […]

Hedge Fund Brotman Capital Shows Top Performance

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Brotman Capital Partners LP, based in Boca Raton, Florida, has turned in the best performance Year to Date of a Market/Trend Timing Hedge Fund according to Barclays Hedge Fund Database. Through October, 2008 the Fund […]

Iraqi Funds: “Business as Usual”

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Iraq and the Babylon Fund sailed fairly unscathed through the panicky financial markets in September, according to CEO Robert Torkelund. “Our strategy to focus on sticky money instead of any cheap hot money flow, has […]

Trimming fees: Hedge funds make changes

Norwalk Advocate – Some hedge funds are reducing their management and incentive fees to keep investors for longer periods during turbulent times on Wall Street. Typically, hedge fund managers require investors to lock their money into a hedge fund for […]

Brotman Boldly Launches Market Timing Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Brotman Capital Management has chosen this, the worst year for hedge funds in over a decade, to launch its flagship Market Timing Fund. Since inception through August 2008 the fund is up 14% net of […]

Hedge Funds’ Capital Idea: Fee Cuts

Wall Street Journal – In another sign of the changing power dynamics between hedge funds and their investors, funds are offering to cut fees if investors agree to stay put. Camulos Capital LP in a letter last week asked its […]

Medallion Fund Hits a Jackpot

New York Post – Jim Simons, a man known for running one of the world’s most secretive, expensive and successful hedge funds, is on track to wow investors with another year of double-digit returns. Simons’ $8 billion Medallion fund, the […]

IRS Restricts Deduction of Fund of Funds’ Management Fees

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- In a recent IRS Revenue Ruling addressing the tax treatment of management fees incurred in a “fund of funds” structure, the IRS’s has severely restricted UPTs (upper tier partnerships) from obtaining tax benefits from management fees. […]

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