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Touradji Beaten by Commodity Indexes; Funds Lose Edge

Bloomberg – Hedge fund managers are trailing benchmark commodity indexes by the widest margin in four years after copper doubled and oil surged 58 percent. Touradji Capital Management LP, the second-biggest in commodities, earned 7 percent in its largest fund […]

Former board chair, whose hedge fund lost $1.5 billion, returns to board, will oversee endowment

The Mac Weekly – Larson resigned from the board in August 2007 after the sale of his hedge fund, which had been one of the most successful in the country. Sowood Capital Management was an early, high-profile casualty of the […]

Slumping Energy Demand Has Bottomed, Fund Manager Melis Says

Bloomberg – The decline in energy demand and drop in German electricity prices may have ended, according to the chief executive officer of hedge-fund manager Energy Capital Management BV. “The forward prices are at lows, the spot prices are at […]

Treasury Group Backs First Hedge Fund With AR Capital Stake

Bloomberg – Treasury Group Ltd., a Sydney-based asset manager, has made its first investment in a hedge fund, taking a 30 percent stake in AR Capital Management. Treasury Group, with six partners managing A$10.9 billion ($9.4 billion) in assets under […]

Cerberus dismisses talk of fund defaults

The Washingtom Post – Cerberus Capital Management LP on Tuesday dismissed market speculation that some of its hedge funds, which have suffered losses and heavy redemptions, are in danger of default. Traders in London and Frankfurt were buzzing with talk […]

N.Y. Hedge Fund gets Chicago Reader, 5 other Weeklies

Chicago Sun-Times – The Chicago Reader, the local alternative weekly, is now under the control of Atalaya Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund with no previous experience running newspapers. At a bankruptcy auction in Tampa on Tuesday, Atalaya successfully […]

Hedge Fund Managers Split Over Strategy

New York Times – Russell Herman, the chief executive of the hedge fund firm Dawson-Herman Capital Management, is the latest manager to shutter his fund after heavy losses last year and differences with the firm’s founder, Jonathan Dawson. Mr. Herman […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]

Bandon Flagship Strategy Gains Momentum, 5th Year Reached

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Bandon Capital Management has reached it’s 5th year for its hedge fund flagship investment strategy, ‘Directional Interest Rate Strategy’, (DIRS) producing annualized returns of +7.09% net of all fees, comparatively over the same time period […]

Miller Heads Up New NorthPoint Dallas Office

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Atlanta based hedge fund prime brokerage firm, NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC, has opened an office in Dallas, Texas, led by industry veteran Chip Miller. Miller joins NorthPoint from Stadium Capital where he was head trader […]

Hedging for the future

Charity Times – Putting it into perspective, at January 1 2008 there was $9.7trn of hedge funds assets invested, at the end of 2008 it was $3trn, a massive loss in capital. This year, hedge funds gained 2.41 per cent […]

Rein In Energy Speculation: Hedge Fund Manager

CNBC – The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will seriously consider imposing strict position limits on traders placing bets on energy contracts, and that’s just fine with hedge fund manager Mike Masters. The head of Masters Capital Management blew the whistle […]

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