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Barclays sees $50 billion hedge fund inflows this year

Reuters – Improving markets and a need to recoup 2008 losses will prompt investors to pour $50 billion (30 billion pounds) into hedge funds this year and slow redemptions, Barclays Capital said in a report on Tuesday. More than 300 […]

Bank ‘oligopoly’ slows CDS clearing-BlueMountain

Reuters – Large dealers in the $26 trillion credit default swap market are blocking CME Group’s CME.N efforts to clear trades, in a bid to retain their "oligopoly" over the market, hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management said on Monday. Central […]

Helios Plans India ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Stock Fund

Bloomberg – Helios Capital Management Pte, the hedge-fund manager once backed by Tudor Investment Corp., plans to start a “Slumdog Millionaire” fund that will buy underperforming shares of Indian companies. “We want to find slumdogs from the Indian equity markets […]

Boaz Weinstein Said to Raise $160 Million for Saba Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Boaz Weinstein, the bond trader who lost more than $1 billion last year at Deutsche Bank AG, has raised about $160 million since the end of April for his new hedge fund, according to two people familiar with […]

Hedge Fund Is Dissolving as It Faces 2nd Inquiry

New York Times – In the rarefied world of hedge funds, he is one of the greats — a stock-picker who managed to make money, bull market or bear, for more than two decades. But on Wednesday, Arthur J. Samberg […]

Hedge Fund Mgr Schoenfeld Backs Icahn/Eastbourne Amylin Slate

CNNMoney.com – A major shareholder of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( AMLN) is backing a slate of dissident directors nominated by Carl Icahn and another hedge-fund manager, Eastbourne Capital Management. P. Schoenfeld and Associates, which owned 2.1 million Amylin shares as […]

BlueGold, Galena Beat Competing Funds, Commodities

Bloomberg – BlueGold Capital Management LLP and Galena Asset Management Ltd. extended their winning streak in the first four months, outpacing competing hedge funds and commodities. Pierre Andurand’s $1.1 billion BlueGold energy fund rose 35 percent through April, two people […]

Top Solar-Focused Hedge Funds Revealed

Seeking Alpha – HedgeTracker.com recently released its list of Top Solar-Focused Hedge Funds. The funds selected for the list had the greatest percentage of their US equity assets under management invested in US-listed Solar Stocks. As of 12/31/08, the top […]

Abbott Capital Management closes $1bn private equity fund of funds

AltAssets – Abbott Capital Management, a US-based independent investment manager, announced today that it has met its target for the Abbott Capital Private Equity Fund VI, having raised over $1bn. Like Abbott’s previous funds, the investment strategy for ACE VI […]

Hedge fund firm Cheyne Capital to buy Altedge

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Cheyne Capital Management is to buy fund of hedge funds manager Altedge Capital, the firms said on Tuesday, as the once-booming industry consolidates in the face of client outflows. Under the deal, Altedge Chief Executive […]

Kumar, Ex-TPG-Axon Partner, Said to Start Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Hari Kumar, a founding partner of New York-based asset manager TPG-Axon Capital Management LP, is starting his own hedge fund with $75 million of initial capital from him and a partner, said two people familiar with the plan. […]

‘Maverick’ Billionaire Tearfully Denies Any Wrongdoing to Cameras

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – R. Allen Stanford’s fate may be up in the air with a looming trial and the accusations of a major Ponzi scheme, but that didn’t stop him from opening up to ABC News cameras outside of […]

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